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The STaff Of a h Baldwin & SOnS lTd wiSh all Our ClienTS a healThy Summer SeaSOn We have experienced a very successful year so far with the Prospero Auction and part one of the highly acclaimed Bentley Collection of gold Sovereigns. It seems that quality and rarity has been the order of the day at each of these auctions and we hope that the upcoming Hong Kong, Coinex and Bentley Collection (Part II) auctions will prove just as fruitful. We will also be attending the annual Worlds Fair of Money in Philadelphia, USA from the 7th-11th August and Ian Goldbart, Steve Hill and Paul Hill look forward to meeting clients old and new. We hope you enjoy the Fixed Price List herewith including selections of Ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine coins as well as English and Anglo-Gallic coinage, and some wonderful Numismatic Books.

Highlights in this Fixed Price List include: Ancient Coinage A superb silver Stater from Larissa An Athens Tetradrachm of excellent style A silver Shekel from the first year of the Jewish War An outstanding Denarius issued by Brutus A superb gold Aureus of Tiberius An exceptional gold Aureus of Lucius Verus An extremely rare Gold Solidus of Theodora with Michael III & Thecla A very rare Gold Tetarteron of Theodora British Coinage Anglo-Saxon highlights include an Archbishop of Canterbury Portrait Penny of unusual variety A desirable Harthacanute Penny in his own name from the Dover Mint A very rare William II Penny from the Exeter Mint An extremely rare Stephen Penny from the Hedon Mint near Hull Anglo-Gallic highlights include five examples of the Salut d’or of Henry VI and a Guyennois d’or of Edward III Amongst a myriad of hammered gold there is a rare “DENS” reading Noble of Edward III A rare Richard II Noble of Calais of type IIa, along with three Half-Sovereigns of Edward VI Elizabeth I ship sailing left Angel and a lovely Half-Angel with ship right The unique initial mark book James I Rose Ryal, still the only known specimen Charles I Triple Unite struck from the first pair of dies used at the Oxford Mint A super quality Charles I Triple Unite of the scarf type obverse with provenance back to 1916 Four delightful and rarer Commonwealth Unites of differing dates In the Hammered silver there is the finest known Carlisle obsidional Three Shilling piece A rare selection of Charles I provincial Halfcrowns of Shrewsbury, Worcester, Chester and Hartlebury Castle A wonderful Aberystwyth Mint silver Shilling of Charles I A very rare initial mark anchor Commonwealth Sixpence One of the rarer varieties of Edward I Groat along with a selection of Groats from the Brady Collection Milled gold, silver and copper of varying kinds, including an Oliver Cromwell Dutch copy c.1700 Crown along with the Tanner Sixpence produced c.1738, along with an interesting run of George III Bank of England Dollar patterns Victoria Gothic Crown the extremely rare pattern with the edge featuring narrow grained borders Examples of the Bonomi silver Crown and the Spink 1887 pattern in aluminium Examples of the Huth Double Florin in zinc and the Huth Octorino in silver An exceptional George II silver Proof Set 1746 purportedly once owned by the Royal Family The unique set of uniface silvered copper 1926 trial reverses for a new coinage once owned by the designer A complete set of c.1963 decimal patterns for a new coinage from 50pence to a ¼ pence Numismatic Books A beautifully bound set of Cohen’s ‘Description Historique des Monnaies Frappées Sous L’Empire Romaine’ A fine copy of the famous Vlasto Collection of Tarentine Coins, and many other interesting, rare & antiquarian numistic books, literature & sales catalogues

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Ancient Greek

AG001 Campania, Neapolis (c. 275-250 B.C.), Silver Didrachm. Head of nymph left, her hair bound with a broad ribbon, and wearing earring and necklace, cornucopiae behind, rev NEOΠOΛITΩN, man-headed bull walking to right, Nike flies above to right to crown the bull, IΣ between the bull’s legs, 7.33g, 2h (Sambon 522; SNG ANS 410; HN Italy 586). Reverse slightly off-centre, very attractive old cabinet tone, good style, good very fine. £650

AG002 Calabria, Tarentum (c. 280-272 B.C.), Silver Stater. Naked horseman on prancing horse right, lancing downwards with his right arm and holding a round shield and two further javelins behind him, ΓY to left, ΣΩΣTPATOΣ (only partially visible) below, rev TAPAΣ, Taras seated astride dolphin to left, holding a small Nike bearing a wreath in his extended right hand, and a cornucopiae in his left, ΠOΛY on left, a thunderbolt on right, 6.42g, 8h (Vlasto 713; HN Italy 1001). A few light pits on reverse, nearly extremely fine. £575

AG003 Calabria, Tarentum, Campano-Tarentine Series (c. 281-228 B.C.), Silver Stater. Diademed head of nymph Satyra left, wearing earring, rev TA, naked horseman right, crowning horse, left foreleg of horse raised, dolphin over tripod below, 7.29g, 5h (Vlasto 1026 (this obverse die); SNG France 1977-9; HN Italy 1098). Toned, nearly extremely fine. £600

From the Nelson Bunker Hunt Collection

AG004 Lucania, Thurium (c. 350 B.C.), Silver Stater. Head of Athena right, wearing a crested Attic helmet adorned with Skylla hurling a rock, rev ΘOYPIΩN, bull butting right, ΣIM above, dolphin in exergue, 8.00g, 5h (SNG ANS 1090 (these dies); HN Italy 1843). Wonderful old cabinet tone, attractive style, about extremely fine and with a good pedigree. £4,250 ex Nelson Bunker Hunt Collection, Sotheby’s, New York, 19-20 June 1991, lot 41

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AG005 Bruttium, Terina (c. 300 B.C.), Silver Drachm. TEPINAIΩN, head of Nymph left, wearing earring and necklace, triskeles behind, rev winged Victory seated left on cippus, holding bird, star on left, monogram of TEPI on cippus, 2.44g, 12h (Holloway-Jenkins 114; HN Italy 2642). Old light scratches and abrasions on reverse beneath cabinet tone, good very fine. £300 Sold with an old collector’s ticket

Akragas Didrachm with a Provenance from 1907

AG006 Sicily, Akragas (c. 510-480 B.C.), Silver Didrachm. AKRAC-ANTOΣ, eagle standing left, with closed wings, rev crab, 8.65g, 3h (Jenkins, Gela, Group I, Ia; SNG Ashmolean 1653 (this obverse die); SNG ANS 917). Some light porosity, old cabinet tone, very fine. £750 ex F. Martinetti & G. Nervegna Collections Galerie Sangiorgi, Rome, 18 November 1907, lot 655 Sold with an old collector’s ticket

AG007 Sicily, Himera (c. 483-472 B.C.), Silver Didrachm. HIMEPA, cockerel standing left, rev crab, within incuse circle, 8.67g, 11h (Westermark, Travaux Le Rider (O3/R52); SNG ANS 160 (this reverse die)). Light traces of over-striking on obverse, some residual lustre, extremely fine. £1,400

AG008 Sicily, Syracuse (Deinomenid Tyranny, c. 485-466 B.C.), Silver Drachm, struck c. 485-479 B.C. Naked rider on horse pacing right, rev [ΣVRA]KOΣION, head of Arethusa facing right, wearing a pearl-diadem in her hair and a necklace, 4.16g, 1h (Boehringer 284 (V132/R193); McClean 2623 (these dies)). About very fine, attractive archaic style. £600

AG009 Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles (317-289 B.C.), Silver Stater, struck c. 317-306/5 B.C. Head of Athena right, wearing a Corinthian helmet decorated with a griffin, and a pearl necklace, rev ΣYP-AK-OΣIΩ-N, pegasos flying left, triskeles below, 8.47g, 3h (SNG ANS 555 (this obverse die); SNG Lloyd 1481 (this obverse die)). Light iridescent tone, extremely fine. £1,800

ex Numismatica Ars Classica, Auction C, 11-12 March 1993, lot 1241

ex Peus, Auction 400, 22-23 April 2010, lot 53

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Electrum 50-Litrai of Attractive Style

AG010 Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles (317-289 B.C.), Electrum 50-Litrai, struck c. 310-305 B.C. Head of Apollo left, wearing laurel-wreath, his hair flowing in long curls down his neck, star behind, rev ΣYPAK-OΣIΩN, tripod, small Π between legs, 3.54g, 5h (Jenkins, in ‘Essays to Robinson’ Group C (O23/R40), pl. 15; McClean 2776 (these dies); SNG Lockett 994). Lightly toned, pretty style, good very fine to nearly extremely fine. £2,950

Jenkins Plate Coin and a Very Rare Die Combination

AG011 Siculo-Punic (c. 300-289 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm. Head of young Herakles right, wearing a lion’s skin headdress, rev horse’s head left, a pellet below horse’s chin, a palm-tree behind, Punic legend (‘mhsmb) below horse’s neck, 16.73g, 6h (Jenkins, ‘Coins of Punic Sicily’, part 4, SNR 57, 1978, 343 (O110/R281) (this coin)). The only example recorded by Jenkins of this die-combination, very rare thus, a little softness of striking towards edge, otherwise about extremely fine and toned. £3,000 This coin published in ‘Coins of Punic Sicily’, part 4, G.K. Jenkins, SNR 57, 1978, p. 29, 343, illustrated on pl. 7

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ex Numismatica Ars Classica, Auction L, 18 May 2001, lot 1276

AG012 Thrace, Abdera (c. 386/5-375 B.C.), Silver Drachm. Griffin springing left, its forelegs raised, rev MOΛΠA-[ΓO-P]HΣ, head of young Dionysos right, wearing ivy-wreath, within linear square, all within shallow incuse square, 2.84g, 6h (May 406 (A.282/P.332); SNG Cop 331). Lightly toned, nearly extremely fine. £280

AG013 Thrace, Chersonesos (c. 350-300 B.C.), Silver Hemidrachm. Forepart of lion right, its head turned left, rev quadripartite incuse square, a pellet and a crested helmet in the two deeper quarters, 2.20g (SNG Berry 502; SNG Cop 824-5). Well-struck, extremely fine. £275 www.baldwin.co.uk



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An Exceptional Drachm of Thasos

AG014 Thracian Islands, Thasos (c. 500-480 B.C.), Silver Drachm. Naked ithyphallic satyr in a kneelingrunning position right, carrying off in his arms a nymph, who wears robes and raises her right hand in protest, rev quadripartite incuse square, 4.65g (Svoronos, HPM, pl. X, 6; SNG Cop 1014). Well-struck on a very broad flan, excellent archaic style, toned, nearly extremely fine, an exceptional example. £1,750 ex Classical Numismatic Group, Auction 75, 23 May 2007, lot 105

AG016 Macedon, Argilos (c. 495-478/477 B.C.), Silver Tetrobol. Forepart of Pegasos right, three pellets in field, rev quadripartite incuse square, 2.39g (Liampi 48d (O41/R40) (this coin); SNG Lockett (Thermae) 1376; SNG Ashmolean 2392). Granular surfaces, very fine, scarce. £550

AG015 Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos (323-281 B.C.), Silver Drachm, mint of Ephesos, struck c. 294-287 B.C. Head of Alexander the Great right, wearing a diadem and the horn of Ammon, rev BAΣIΛE[ΩΣ] ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena, helmeted, enthroned left, holding Nike in her outstretched right hand and resting her left elbow on a shield at her side, behind her rests a spear, tripod on left, H on throne, 4.34g, 11h (Thompson, in ‘Essays to Robinson’, 170 var.; cf. Müller 336 var.). A few deposits at upper obverse, broad flan, extremely fine. £525

This coin published in ‘Argilos. A Historical and Numismatic Study’, K. Liampi (2005), p. 149, 48, illustrated on pl. 10. ex M&M Deutschland, Auction 9, 4-5 October 2001, lot 120

AG017 Kingdom of Macedon, Philip II (359-336 B.C.), Gold Stater, mint of Pella, struck c. 340-328 B.C. Laureate head of Apollo right, rev ΦIΛIΠΠOY, charioteer driving a galloping quadriga right, trident below horses, 8.58g, 9h (Le Rider, pl. 62, 308 (D142/R237)). Good very fine. £2,950

A Philip II Gold Quarter Stater of Refined Style, used as a Plate Coin by Le Rider

AG018 Kingdom of Macedon, Philip II (359-336 B.C.), Gold Quarter-Stater, mint of Pella, struck c. 340-328 B.C. Head of young Herakles right, wearing a lion’s skin headdress, rev ΦIΛIΠΠOY, bow and club, a trident-head below to right, 2.15g, 8h (Le Rider 75 (D33/R36’), pl. 84 (this coin); SNG ANS 224 = SNG Berry 103; SNG Alpha Bank 256). Refined style, good very fine to nearly extremely fine, a very attractive coin. £3,950 This coin published in ‘Le Monnayage d’argent et d’or de Philippe II’, G. Le Rider (1977), p. 242, 75, illustrated on pl. 84. ex Monniaes et Médailles, Basel, list 206, 1960, 19 Vinchon, Paris, 20 February 1971, lot 5

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AG019 Kingdom of Macedon, Philip II (359-336 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Amphipolis, struck c. 323315 B.C. Laureate head of Zeus right, rev ΦIΛIΠΠOY, naked youth on horseback right, holding palm and the reins, aplustre below, Π and pellet below horse’s raised foreleg, 14.36g, 9h (Le Rider, p. 124, pl. 46, 18; SNG ANS 740 (these dies)). Extremely fine. £700

AG020 Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), Gold Stater, mint of Amphipolis, struck c. 330-320 B.C. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet ornamented with a snake, rev AΛEΞANΔPOY, Nike standing left, holding wreath and stylis, trident-head downwards on left, star below left wing, 8.58g, 7h (Price 178; Müller 114). Residual lustre beneath attractive red toning, nearly extremely fine. £3,250

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AG021 Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Amphipolis, lifetime issue, struck c. 336-323 B.C. Head of young Herakles right, wearing a lion’s skin headdress, rev AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus, naked to waist, enthroned left, holding an eagle and sceptre, a cockerel standing left on left, 17.21g, 10h (Price 79; Müller 392). Extremely fine. £600 AG022 Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), Silver Drachm, mint of Miletos, lifetime issue, struck c. 325-323 B.C. Head of young Herakles right, wearing a lion’s skin headdress, rev AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus, naked to waist, enthroned left, holding an eagle and sceptre, monogram on left, 4.27g, 1h (Price 2090; Müller 763). Lightly toned, about extremely fine. £240 AG023 Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), Silver Drachm, mint of Sardes, struck c. 323-319 B.C. Head of young Herakles right, wearing a lion’s skin headdress, rev AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus, naked to waist, enthroned left, holding an eagle and sceptre, torch on left, TI below throne, 4.30g, 12h (Price -, cf. 2622 and Müller 90 for Tetradrachm). Extremely fine. £300

AG024 Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Babylon, struck c. 311-305 B.C. Head of young Herakles right, wearing a lion’s skin headdress, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ [A]ΛEΞANΔPO[Y], Zeus, naked to waist, enthroned left, holding an eagle and sceptre, monogram in wreath on left, MI below throne, 17.07g, 12h (Price 3747; Müller 734). Attractive fine style, nearly extremely fine. £875 www.baldwin.co.uk



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A Wonderful Memphis Mint ‘Lifetime’ Gold Stater

AG025 Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), Gold Stater, mint of Memphis, lifetime issue, struck c. 332-323 B.C. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, rev AΛEΞANΔPOY, Nike standing left, holding wreath and stylis, EY below left wing, rose below right wing, 8.52g, 12h (Price 3966; Müller 127). Small and unobtrusive metal-flaw on helmet, an excellent example of this rare issue, lustrous, good extremely fine. £4,500

AG026 Macedon Under The Romans, Aesillas, Quaestor (c. 95-70 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm. MAKEΔONΩN, head of Alexander the Great right, Θ behind, rev AESILLAS, money-chest, club and chair, Q above, all within wreath, 16.66g, 12h (Bauslaugh, Group VI; SNG Cop 1330). Slight traces of overstriking on reverse, lightly toned, about extremely fine. £475

AG027 Thessaly, Lamia (c. 370-350 B.C.), Silver Hemidrachm. Head of Dionysos left, wearing ivy-wreath, rev ΛAMIE-ΩN, Amphora, ivy-leaf above, prochous with handle on right, 2.58g, 11h (SNG Cop 77; SNG Lockett 1551). Some light surface marks, extremely fine, a good example. £800

A Superb Stater of Larissa

AG028 Thessaly, Larissa (c. 356-342 B.C.), Silver Stater. Head of nymph Larissa facing three-quarters to left, wearing ampyx, earring and necklace, rev ΛAPI-Σ-AIΩN, bridled horse trotting right, 12.24g, 6h (Lorber, ‘Thessalian Hoards and the Coinage of Larissa’, AJN 20, 2008, pl. 46, 112; Lorber (O4/R3); SNG Berry 541 (these dies); Gulbenkian 474). Some light traces of die-rust on obverse, well-centred, wonderful style, extremely fine, a beautiful coin. £12,500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879



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AG029 Boeotia, Thebes (c. 395-338 B.C.), Silver Stater, magistrate Kalli-, struck c. 363-338 B.C. Boeotian shield, rev KA-ΛΛI, amphora, within incuse circle, 12.18g (Head, Boeotia, p. 65; BMC 151; SNG Cop 340). Light graffiti on reverse, toned, good very fine. £575

An Athens Tetradrachm of Excellent Style

AG030 Attica, Athens (c. 431 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive-leaves and palmette, rev AΘE, owl standing right, head facing, olive-sprig and crescent behind, all within an incuse square, 16.80g, 7h (Svoronos pl. 10; cf. Starr, pl. XXII, 2). Some light porosity, excellent style, well-struck, about extremely fine. £5,000

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AG032

AG031 Attica, Athens (c. 430-415 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive-leaves and palmette, rev AΘE, owl standing right, head facing, olive-sprig and crescent behind, all within an incuse square, 16.66g, 10h (Kroll 8; SNG Cop 31). Slightly grainy surface in reverse field and at edge, lightly toned, nearly extremely fine. £850 ex Classical Numismatic Group, Auction 41, 19 March 1997, lot 453

AG032 Attica, Athens (after 449 B.C.), Silver Drachm. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive-leaves and palmette, rev AΘE, owl standing right, head facing, olive-sprig behind, all within an incuse square, 4.13g, 12h (Kroll 10; SNG Cop 41-3). Some light porosity, good very fine. £650 ex Lanz, Auction 16, 24 April 1979, lot 102

AG033 Attica, Athens (c. 168-131 B.C.), Silver New Style Tetradrachm, struck 166/5 B.C. Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos right, rev A-ΘE / TIM-ARXOY / NIKAΓ / ANTIO / XOΣ, owl standing right, head facing, on amphora, anchor and star on left, K on amphora, ME below, all within wreath, 16.79g, 12h (Thompson 368d). Good very fine to nearly extremely fine. £1,100 www.baldwin.co.uk



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AG038 Mysia, Parion (5th century B.C.), Silver Drachm. Gorgoneion facing, rev irregular linear pattern, within incuse square, 3.31g (SNG France 1344; SNG Cop 256; Asyut 612). An exceptional example for this issue, wellstruck, toned, nearly extremely fine. £300

AG034 Islands off Attica, Aigina (c. 520-480 B.C.), Silver Stater. Sea-turtle, rev incuse square, irregularly divided into five triangular segments, 12.28g (Milbank, ANS NNM 24, 1925, pl. II, 4; SNG Cop 503; SNG Delepierre 1624). Traces of overstriking on obverse, about very fine. £450

Ex Metropolitan Museum of Art

AG039 Uncertain Asia Minor (6 th century B.C.), Silver Obol. Forepart and head of sea monster left, rev incuse punch, irregularly divided, 0.37g (Traité 999, pl. XXVIII, 20). Toned, very fine, very rare, an interesting little coin. £450 AG035 Corinth (c. 350 B.C.), Silver Stater. Pegasos flying left, koppa below, rev head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet, dove flying left within wreath on right, 8.57g, 9h (Ravel 1029 var.; Calciati, Pegasi, 419 var.). Good very fine. £625

An Example of One of the Earliest Coins

ex John Ward Collection (from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York), Sotheby’s, Zurich, 4 April 1973, lot 431 Tradart Auction, Geneva, 17 November 1994, lot 62

AG040 Ionia (c. 670 B.C.), Electrum Hekte. Striations, rev two incuse punches side-by-side, 2.35g (Weidauer 6; BMC 9). One of the very first coins to bear a design, oval flan, extremely fine, a very good example, very rare and important. £3,500 This is an example of the first true coin, bearing an obverse design as well as a reverse punch. On the basis of hoard evidence, it is likely that these important issues were struck at Ephesos and possibly Sardes.

AG036 Phokis (c. 357-354 B.C.), Silver Triobol, struck under Philomelos. Bull’s head facing, rev laureate head of Apollo right, a laurel-branch behind, Φ-Ω below, 2.81g, 12h (Williams 311 (O.222/R.193)). Broad flan, light iridescent tone, very fine. £525 ex BCD Collection, Numismatica Ars Classica, Auction 55, 8 October 2010, lot 279.1

AG041 Ionia (c. 600 B.C.), Electrum 1/96 Stater. Human eye, rev incuse punch, 0.16g (BMC 27). Good very fine, extremely rare. £750

AG037 Bithynia, Kalchedon (c. 387-340 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm. KAΛX, bull standing left, rev quadripartite incuse square, with stippled surface, 15.22g (BMC Black Sea 98; SNG von Aulock 486). Good very fine. £1,400

AG042 Ionia, Ephesos (c. 546-500 B.C.), Silver Hemiobol. Bee, rev EΦ, eagle’s head facing right, within incuse square, 0.21g, 3h (SNG Kayhan 131-3; Karwiese, series IV, type 4). Light porosity, toned, good very fine. £240

ex Giessener Münzhandlung, Munich, Auction 90, 12-13 October 1998, lot 274

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AG043 Ionia, Teos (c. 540-478 B.C.), Silver Drachm. Griffin seated right, raising its left forepaw, rev quadripartite incuse square, with irregular surfaces, 5.92g (Balcer, SNR 47, 1968, 30; BMC 1; SNG von Aulock 8014). Well-struck, lightly toned, about extremely fine. £1,850

AG044 Carian Islands, Rhodes (c. 250-229 B.C.), Silver Didrachm, magistrate Timotheos. Facing radiate head of Helios, inclined slightly to right, rev TIMOΘEOΣ, rose, with bud on right, P-O either side of stem, herm on left, 6.73g., 12h (Ashton 209; SNG Keckman 540). Lightly toned, good very fine. £550

AG045 Kingdom of Lydia (c. 540-500 B.C.), Silver Half Stater, mint of Sardes. Forepart of roaring lion right, confronting forepart of bull left, rev two incuse punch marks, 4.83g (SNG Kayhan 1024-6; Rosen 663-665). Small punch-mark on obverse, a little underweight, toned, good very fine. £950

AG046 Pisidia, Selge (c. 325-250 B.C.), Silver Stater. Two wrestlers grappling, AΛ between them, rev ΣEΛΓEΩN, slinger standing right, preparing to fire a shot, club and triskeles on right, 10.84g, 12h (Weber 7424; SNG France -; SNG von Aulock -). Well-struck, extremely fine. £650

AG047 Kingdom of Syria, Seleukos I (312-281 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Ekbatana, struck c. 295 B.C. Head of young Herakles right, wearing lion’s skin headdress, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and sceptre, anchor above forepart of horse grazing left, monogram on left, monogram below throne, 17.12g, 6h (Houghton & Lorber, SC, 204.5; Newell, ESM 500). Good very fine to nearly extremely fine. £600 www.baldwin.co.uk



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AG048

AG049

AG048 Kingdom of Syria, Demetrios II Nicator (1st reign, 145-138 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Tyre, struck 146/5 B.C. Diademed and draped bust right, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY, eagle standing left on prow of galley, palm-branch behind, club surmounted by monogram on left, date IΞP (year 167) and monogram on right, 14.07g, 12h (Houghton & Lorber, SC, 1959.1; SNG Spaer 1673-4). Toned, good very fine. £725 AG049 Kingdom of Syria, Antiochos VII Euergetes (138-129 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm, Cappadocian mint, struck posthumously. Diademed head right, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY EYEPΓETOY, Athena standing left, holding Nike, spear and shield, monograms in outer left field, O on left, Λ on right, all within laurel-wreath, 16.57g, 12h (Houghton & Lorber, SC, 2148; SNG Spaer 1872; Newell, SMA, 298). About extremely fine. £330

AG050 Phoenicia, Tyre (112/111 B.C.), Silver Shekel. Laureate head of Melqart right, rev TYPOY IEPAΣ [KAI AΣYΛO]Y, eagle standing left on prow of galley, palm-branch behind, club and date on left, monogram on right, Phoenician letter between legs, 14.17g, 1h (BMC 81 var.). A little short of flan, lightly toned, about extremely fine. £650

AG051 Phoenicia, Tyre (80/79 B.C.), Silver Half Shekel. Laureate head of Melqart right, rev TYPOY IEPAΣ [KA]I AΣYΛOY, eagle standing left on prow of galley, palm-branch behind, club and date on left, monogram on right, Phoenician letter between legs, 7.08g, 12h (BMC 226 var.). About extremely fine. £625

A Shekel from the First Year of The Jewish War

AG052 Judaea, The Jewish War (A.D. 66-70), Silver Shekel, year 1 = A.D. 66/7. Hebrew legend (‘Sheqel of Israel’), chalice, with pellet either side, date (year 1) above, rev Hebrew legend (‘Jerusalem the Holy’), staff with three pomegranate buds, 14.00g, 11h (Hendin 1354; AJC 3). Extremely fine. £9,000 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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A Sela from the Bar Kochba Revolt

AG053 Judaea, Bar Kochba revolt (A.D. 132-135), Silver Sela, attributed to year 3, A.D. 134/5. Hebrew legend (‘Simon’), façade of the Temple of Jerusalem, the Ark of the Covenant contained within, star above, rev Hebrew legend (‘For the Freedom of Jerusalem’), lulav, etrog on left, 15.13g, 1h (Hendin 1411; AJC 51). Traces of overstriking, nearly extremely fine. £5,500 ex Triton V, New York, 15-16 January 2002, lot 1521

AG054 Judaea, Bar Kochba Revolt (A.D. 132-135), Silver Zuz, attributed to year 3, A.D. 134/5. Hebrew legend (‘Simon’) within wreath, pairs of dots inside and outside wreath, rev Hebrew legend (‘For the Freedom of Jerusalem’), two trumpets, 2.82g, 12h (Hendin 1426; AJC 59). Overstruck on an issue of Vespasian, his portrait still visible on the reverse, extremely fine. £800

AG055 Persia, Achaemenid Empire, Time of Darios I – Xerxes II (c. 485-420 B.C.), Gold Daric. Great King of Persia in kneeling-running position right, wearing a kidaris, and holding a bow and spear, rev uneven rectangular incuse, 8.31g (Carradice, Type IIIb, A/B, pl. XIII, 29; BMC 42, pl. XXIV, 25). Nearly extremely fine. £1,500

AG056 Kingdom of Baktria, Demetrios I (c. 200-185 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm. Diademed bust right, wearing elephant’s scalp headdress, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY, Herakles, naked, standing facing, crowning himself and holding club and lion’s skin, monogram on left, 15.88g, 12h (SNG ANS 187; Bopearachchi 1 C). Light porosity, broad flan, purple-grey tone, good portrait, good very fine. £1,200 www.baldwin.co.uk

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AG057 Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy I Soter (323-283 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Alexandria, struck c. 310-305 B.C. Diademed head of Alexander the Great right, with horn of Ammon and wearing an elephant’s scalp headdress and aegis, rev AΛEΞANΔPO[Y], Athena Alkidemos advancing right, holding spear and shield, eagle standing on thunderbolt right before, monogram and helmet on right, 15.68g, 12h (SNG Cop 29; Svoronos 162). Light iridescent tone, extremely fine. £2,200

AG058 Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy VI (180-145 B.C.), Silver Didrachm, mint of Arados (?), year 116 = 144/3 B.C. Diademed head right, wearing aegis, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, P on left, IC on right, E between eagle’s legs, 6.72g, 12h (Svoronos 1226, pl. XXXVIII, 25; SNG Cop 561). Some light porosity, nearly extremely fine. £650

AG059 Kingdom of Egypt, Cleopatra III & Ptolemy IX (116-107 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Alexandria, struck 116 B.C. Diademed head right, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ �� ΠTOΛEMAIOY, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, date LA (year 1) on left, ΠA on right������������������������������������������������� , 14.07g., 12h����������������������������������� (SNG Cop 347; cf. Svoronos 1659). Well-struck, extremely fine. £950

AG060 Zeugitana, Carthage (c. 300-264 B.C.), Silver Shekel. Head of Tanit left, wreathed with grain and wearing earring and necklace, rev horse standing right, its head turned left, palm-tree in background, star on right, 7.56g, 12h (SNG Cop 141-2). Toned, good very fine, rare. £2,000 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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From the Time of The Second Punic War

AG061 Zeugitana, Carthage (Second Punic War Issue, c. 213-210 B.C.), Silver Half Shekel. Laureate head of Melkart left, rev elephant walking right, Punic A(leph) in exergue, 3.40g, 1h (Burnett, ‘Enna Hoard’, SNR 62, 1983, 120 (this reverse die); SNG Cop 383). About extremely fine, rare. £2,950 This issue has traditionally been attributed to a Spanish mint. However, more recent Sicilian hoard evidence suggests that it was struck in Carthage at the time of the Second Punic War. It has also been suggested that the head might be that of Hannibal or another Punic ruler but, in the absence of firm evidence, it is usually identified as Melkart.

AG062 Zeugitana, Carthage (late 3rd to early 2nd century B.C.), Billon Tridrachm. Head of Tanit left, wreathed with grain and wearing earring, rev horse standing right, its foreleg raised and its head turned left, 8.98g, 12h (SNG Cop 390-3). Good very fine. £300

AG063 Kyrenaika, Kyrene (c. 331-322 B.C.), Gold 1/10 Stater. Head of youthful Karneios right, with ram’s horn, rev head of Kyrene right, wearing sphendone and circular disk earring, 0.87g, 12h (SNG Cop 1194; BMC 68). Obverse slightly off-centre, very fine. £700

AG064 Kingdom of Aksum, Ousanas (c. A.D. 320), Silver Unit. Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, within two circles, rev similar type, 1.03g, 12h (AC 33). Very fine. £160

AG065 Kingdom of Aksum, Ebana (c. A.D. 450), Gold Unit. Draped bust right, wearing crown and holding stick, flanked by two grain-ears, rev draped bust right, wearing headcloth and holding stick, flanked by two grainears, 1.58g, 12h (AC 71). About very fine. £525 www.baldwin.co.uk

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Roman

Mint of Rome, unless otherwise stated

AR001 Anonymous (c. 225-212 B.C.), Silver Quadrigatus-Didrachm. Laureate, Janiform head of Dioscuri, rev Jupiter in quadriga right, driven by Victory, Jupiter holds sceptre and hurls thunderbolt, ROMA below in linear frame, 6.64g, 11h (Cr 28/3; Syd 65; RCV 31). A few pits, good very fine. £725

AR002 L. Memmius Galeria (106 B.C.), Silver Denarius serratus. ROMA, laureate head of Saturn left, harpa behind, pellet and I below chin, rev L MEMMI / GAL (ME in monogram), Venus in biga right, holding sceptre and reins, Cupid flying above to left with wreath, 3.91g, 4h (Cr 313/1b; Syd 574; RCV 190). Residual lustre, extremely fine. £650

AR003 Q. Titius (90 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Male head right, with long pointed beard, wearing a winged diadem, rev Pegasus right, Q TITI below in linear frame, 3.97g, 4h (Cr 341/1; Syd 691; RCV 238). Well-struck on a broad flan, about extremely fine. £675

AR004 L. Cornelius Sulla (84-83 B.C.), Silver Denarius, minted in the East with Sulla. L SVLLA, diademed head of Venus right, Cupid stands on right, facing her, holding palm-branch, rev IMPER / ITERVM, two trophies, jug and lituus between them, 4.20g, 12h (Cr 359/2; Syd 761; RCV 276). Light crack in flan, well-centred, lightly toned, about extremely fine. £750

AR005 Q. Caecilius Metellus (81 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Diademed head of Pietas right, stork before, rev jug and lituus, IMPER in exergue, all within laurel-wreath, 3.93g, 2h (Cr 374/2; Syd 751; RCV 302). Light iridescent tone, nearly extremely fine. £595

AR006 L. Rustius (76 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Helmeted head of Minerva right, S behind, mark of value (XVI monogram) before, rev ram right, L RVST[I] in exergue, 3.71g, 8h (Cr 389/1; Syd 782; RCV 320). Attractive iridescent cabinet tone, very fine. £475 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AR007 Faustus Cornelius Sulla (56 B.C.), Silver Denarius. FAVSTVS, diademed and draped bust of Diana right, crescent above, lituus behind, rev FELIX, Sulla seated left, King Bocchus of Mauretania kneels before him on left, holding an olive-branch, King Jugurtha of Numidia kneels on right with his hands behind his back, 3.91g, 10h (Cr 426/1; Syd 879; RCV 383). Well-centred, cabinet tone, nearly extremely fine, a popular type. £1,950 This issue was struck by the son of L. Cornelius Sulla and the reverse commemorates the betrayal of Jugurtha by Bocchus.

AR008 P. Fonteius Capito (55 B.C.), Silver Denarius. P FONTEIVS P F CAPITO III VIR, helmeted and draped bust of Mars right, a trophy over his shoulder, rev MN FONT TR MIL (MN and NT in monogram), horseman right, holding reins and thrusting a spear downwards towards a warrior below who is about to drive a sword through an unarmed captive, helmet and shield on right, 3.86g, 1h (Cr 429/1; Syd 900; RCV 392). Well-centred, cabinet tone, extremely fine, a good example. £850

An Outstanding Denarius Issued by Brutus

AR009 Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus (= M. Iunius Brutus) (54 B.C.), Silver Denarius. BRVTVS, head of L. Iunius Brutus (Cos. 509) right, rev AHALA, head of C. Servilius Ahala (Mag. Eq. 439) right, 3.45g., 6h (Cr 433/2; Syd 907; RCV 398). Two excellent portraits, well-struck and well-centred on a broad flan with a wonderful old cabinet tone, extremely fine, a superb example. £5,000

A Portrait of the Dictator Sulla

AR010 Q, Pompeius Rufus (54 B.C.), Silver Denarius. SVLLA COS, head of Sulla right, rev RVFVS COS Q POM RVFI, head of Q. Pompeius Rufus (Cos. 88) right, 3.92g, 11h (Cr 434/1; Syd 908; RCV 399). A few light pits on reverse, good portrait of Sulla, very fine, an important coin. £2,200 This interesting and important issue provides us with the only authentic portrait of the dictator Sulla to survive from antiquity.

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AR011 Julius Caesar, Silver Denarius, Italy, 49 B.C. Elephant right, trampling on dragon, CAESAR in exergue, rev pontifical emblems: culullus, aspergillum, axe and apex, 3.74g, 8h (Cr 443/1; Syd 1006; RCV 1399). Wellcentred, good very fine. £1,450

AR012

AR013

AR012 Q. Sicinius & C. Coponius (49 B.C.), Silver Denarius, minted with Pompey in the East. Q SICINIV[S I]II VIR, head of Apollo right, hair tied with band, star below, rev C COPONIVS PR S C, club, on which hangs lion’s skin, arrow on left, bow on right, 3.87g, 5h (Cr 444/1a; Syd 939; RCV 413). Obverse slightly off-centre, attractive iridescent tone, about extremely fine. £500 AR013 L. Hostilius Saserna (48 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Head of female Gallic captive right, with long dishevelled hair, carnyx behind, rev L HOSTILIVS SASERNA, cultus-statue of Artemis facing, holding spear and placing hand on head of stag, 3.79g, 6h (Cr 448/3; Syd 953; RCV 419). Lightly toned, good very fine. £450

AR014 Julius Caesar, Silver Denarius, Greece, 48 B.C. Diademed female head right, wearing oak-wreath, LII behind, rev CAE-SAR, trophy of Gallic arms, with shield and carnyx, axe on right, 3.83g, 6h (Cr 452/2; Syd 1009; RCV 1400 ). Light traces of double-striking on reverse, slightly oval flan, extremely fine, a good example. £950 The numeral on the obverse of this coin is Caesar ’s age at the time of the issue.

AR015 Julius Caesar, Silver Denarius, North Africa, 47-46 B.C. Diademed head of Venus right, rev CAESAR, Aeneas advancing left, carrying palladium and bearing his father Anchises on his shoulder, 3.81g, 6h (Cr 458/1; Syd 1013; RCV 1402). Well-struck on good metal, extremely fine. £750

AR016

AR017

AR016 T. Carisius (46 B.C.), Silver Denarius. MONETA, head of Juno Moneta right, with jewels in hair, rev T CARISIVS, anvil die, garlanded punch die above, tongs on left, hammer on right, all within laurel-wreath, 3.85g, 4h (Cr 464/2; Syd 982a; RCV 447). Reverse a little off-centre, old cabinet tone, very fine, a very popular type depicting the implements used to strike coins at the Roman mint on the Capitoline Hill. £425 AR017 C. Considius Paetus (46 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Laureate head of Apollo right, A behind, rev C CONSIDI / PAETI, garlanded curule chair, 3.86g, 9h (Cr 465/2a; Syd 991; RCV 455). Extremely fine. £400 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AR018 Julius Caesar, Silver Denarius, Utica (?), 46 B.C. COS TERT DICT ITER, head of Ceres right, rev AVGVR / PONT MAX, culullus, aspergillum, jug and lituus, M on right, 3.60g, 1h (Cr 467/1b; Syd 1024; RCV 1403/2). Residual lustre beneath light toning, extremely fine. £1,400 ex Numismatica Ars Classica, Auction 54, Zurich, 24 March 2010, lot 260

AR019 Brutus with Lentulus Spinther, Silver Denarius, Smyrna (?), 42 B.C. BRVTVS, axe, culullus and knife, rev LENTVLVS / SPINT, jug and lituus, 3.49g, 12h (Cr 500/7; Syd 1310; RCV 1431). Extremely fine. £1,350

Portraits of Antony and Octavian

AR020 Mark Antony & Octavian, Silver Denarius, Ephesus, 41 B.C. M ANT IMP AVG III VIR R P C M BARBAT Q P, head of Antony right, rev CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR R P C, head of Octavian right, 3.85g, 12h (Cr 517/2; Syd 1181; RCV 1504). Two excellent portraits, beautiful old cabinet tone, about extremely fine, an attractive example of this popular coin. £2,650

AR021 Cn. Domitius Ahenobarbus, Silver Denarius, minted in the region of the Adriatic or Ionian Sea, 41-40 B.C. [A]HENOBAR, bearded male head right, rev CN DOMITIVS IMP, prow right, upon which stands a trophy with two spears and shield, 4.00g, 6h (Cr 519/2; Syd 1177; RCV 1456). Lightly toned, nearly extremely fine. £2,250 The head on the obverse of this coin is assumed to be ancestral, and the reverse type refers to Cn. Domitius Ahenobarbus’s naval Victory over Cn. Domitius Calvinus in 42 B.C., for which he was saluted Imperator.

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AR022 Mark Antony, Silver Denarius, Patrae (?), 32-31 B.C. ANT AVG / III VIR R P C, galley right, sceptre on prow, rev LEG – III, Aquila between two standards, 3.56g, 6h (Cr 544/15; Syd 1217; RCV 1479). Uneven toning, about very fine. £300

AR023 Mark Antony, Silver Denarius, Patrae (?), 32-31 B.C. ANT AVG / III VIR R P C, galley right, sceptre on prow, rev LEG – XXII, Aquila between two standards, 3.43g, 7h (Cr 544/38; Syd 1245; RCV 1479). Banker’s marks on obverse, very fine. £300

AR024 Octavian, Silver Denarius, Italy (Rome?), c. 30-29 B.C. Laureate head right, rev rostral column, ornamented with two anchors and six beaks of galleys, surmounted by a statue of Octavian, wearing cloak and holding spear and parazonium, 3.93g, 12h (RIC 271; BMC 633; RCV 1559). Extremely fine. £1,600

AR025 Augustus (27 B.C. – A.D. 14), Silver Denarius, Caesaraugusta, Spain, 19-18 B.C. CAESAR AVGVSTVS, bare head right, rev S P Q R / CL V in two lines on shield, 3.82g, 6h (RIC 42a; BMC 334; RCV 1637 var.). Very broad flan, attractively toned, good portrait, some wear on high point of obverse otherwise good very fine. £1,650

From the Platt Hall Collection

AR026 Augustus (27 B.C. – A.D. 14), Silver Denarius, struck by L. Aquillius Florus, c. 19-4 B.C. L AQVILLIVS FLORVS III VIR, draped bust of Virtus right, wearing crested helmet, rev AVGVSTVS / CAESAR, Augustus, holding laurel and sceptre, standing in a biga of elephants left, 3.79g, 2h (RIC 301; BMC 36). Broad flan, good metal, lightly toned, good very fine, an attractive coin with a good pedigree. £4,500 ex Henry Platt Hall Esq. Collection, Part I, Glendining, London, 21 July 1950, lot 706

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AR027 Augustus (27 B.C. – A.D. 14), Silver Denarius, Lugdunum, c. 2 B.C. – A.D. 4. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE, laureate head right, rev [C L C]AESAR[ES] (in exergue), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVEN[T], Gaius and Lucius Caesar, togate, standing facing, each with shield and spear, lituus and simpulum above, 3.87g, 1h (RIC 210; BMC 540; RCV 1597 var.). Light toning, good very fine. £450

AR028 Augustus (27 B.C. – A.D. 14), AE 20mm., uncertain mint. ΘEOC, bare head of Caesar right, rev CEBACTOY ΘE, bare head of Augustus right, 6.68g, 6h (RPC 5421). Slightly off-centre, dark green patina, a little scuffed at edge, clear portraits, nearly extremely fine. £350 This issue has traditionally been given to Thessalonica. However, on the basis of style, more recent research has preferred an uncertain attribution.

An Outstanding Aureus of Tiberius

AR029 Tiberius (A.D. 14-37), Gold Aureus, Lugdunum. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate head right, rev PONTIF MAXIM, female figure (Livia?) seated right, holding spear and branch, 7.81g, 3h (RIC 27; BMC 39; Calicó 305a; C 15; RCV 1760). Elegant portrait of fine style, broad flan, light tone over residual lustre, extremely fine, rare, a wonderful example. £17,500 ex A. Moretti Collection, Leu 38, 13 May 1986, lot 226 LHS 97, 10 May 2006, lot 3

AR030

AR031

AR030 Tiberius (A.D. 14-37), Silver Denarius, Lugdunum. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate head right, rev PONTIF MAXIM, female figure (Livia?) seated right, holding spear and branch, 3.67g, 6h (RIC 30; BMC 48; RCV 1763). Very broad flan, excellent portrait, attractively toned, nearly extremely fine, an excellent example of a Tribute Penny. £850 AR031 Tiberius (A.D. 14-37), AE As, A.D. 35-6. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST [IMP VIII], laureate head left, rev PONTIF MAX TR POT XXXVII, S-C, rudder across globe, a second small globe at base of rudder, 10.36g, 12h (RIC 58; BMC 117; RCV 1772 var.). Dark olive-green patina, very fine. £260 www.baldwin.co.uk

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Portraits of Caligula and Augustus

AR032 Caligula (A.D. 37-41), Silver Denarius, Lugdunum, A.D. 37-8. C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT COS, bare head right, rev radiate head of Augustus right, between two stars, 3.55g, 12h (RIC 2; BMC 4; RCV 1808). Two good portraits, good very fine. £4,250 RIC attributes this issue to Rome

AR033 Caligula (A.D. 37-41), AE Sestertius, A.D. 40-1. C CAESAR DIVI AVG PRON AVG P M TR P IIII P P, laureate head left, rev S P Q R / P P / OB CIVES / SERVATOS within oak-wreath, 29.39g, 5h (RIC 53; C 26; BMC p. 157, note). Dark green-brown patina, very fine, rare. £1,950

AR034 Germanicus (father of Caligula, d. A.D. 19), AE 16mm., Sardis, Lydia. ΓEPMANIKOΣ KAIΣAP, bare head left, rev ΣAPΔIANΩN MNAΣEAΣ, Athena standing left, holding philae, spear and shield, 2.83g, 12h (RPC 2993). Dark green patina, good very fine. £280 ex F. Sternberg, Auction XXXV, Zurich, 28-29 October 2000, lot 452

Portraits of Claudius and Agrippina in Gold

AR035 Claudius (A.D. 41-54), and Agrippina, Gold Aureus, Lugdunum, A.D. 51. TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TRIB POT P P, laureate head of Claudius right, rev AGRIPPINAE AVGVSTAE, draped bust of Agrippina right, wearing wreath of corn-ears, 7.64g, 6h (RIC 80; BMC 72; Calicó 396e; RCV 1885). Attractive toning, good fine to nearly very fine, rare. £6,750 RIC attributes this issue to Rome

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Nero and Poppaea

AR036 Nero (A.D. 54-68), Gold Aureus, c. A.D. 64-5, NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS, laureate head right, rev AVGVSTVS AVGVSTA, Nero, radiate and togate, and holding patera and sceptre, standing left, Empress Poppaea standing left on his right, veiled and draped, and holding patera and cornucopiae, 7.21g, 6h (RIC 44; BMC 52; Calicó 401; RCV 1926). A few light marks, broad flan and lightly toned, very fine, rare. £4,500

AR037 Nero (A.D. 54-68), Silver Denarius, Lugdunum, c. A.D. 60-1. NERO CAESAR AVG IMP, bare head right, rev PONTIF MAX TR P VII COS IIII P P, EX S C within oak-wreath, 3.62g, 6h (RIC 22; BMC 24; RCV 1936). Good portrait, good very fine. £800 RIC attributes this issue to Rome

AR038 Nero (A.D. 54-68), AE Semis, A.D. 64. NERO CAES AVG IMP laureate head right, rev CER QVINQ ROM CO, agonistic prize-table, seen in perspective, surmounted by urn and wreath, two gryphons on panel, round shield (or discus?) resting against table-leg, mark of value S above, S C in exergue, 5.40g, 7h (RIC 233; BMC 261; RCV 1979). Dark brown patina, good very fine. £300 The reverse of this coin probably commemorates the Certamen Quinquennale. This festival consisted of athletic and artistic competitions and was a manifestation of Nero’s philhellenism.

AR039 Galba (A.D. 68-69), Silver Denarius. IMP SER GALBA AVG, bare head right, rev S P Q R / OB / C S within oak-wreath, 3.42g, 6h (RIC 167; RSC 287; RCV 2109). A few light marks, lightly toned, nearly extremely fine. £1,150

AR040 Otho (A.D. 69), Silver Denarius. IMP OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P, bare head right, rev SECVRITAS P R, Securitas standing left, holding wreath and sceptre, 3.45g, 5h (RIC 10; BMC 19; RCV 2163). Good portrait, attractively toned, very fine / nearly very fine. £1,950 www.baldwin.co.uk

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AR041 Vitellius (A.D. 69), Silver Denarius. A VITELLIVS GERMAN IMP TR P, laureate head right, rev S P Q R / OB / C S within oak-wreath, 3.28g, 6h (RIC 83; BMC 15; RCV 2199). A few light old marks, toned, about very fine. £495

AR042 Vespasian (A.D. 69-79), Silver Denarius, A.D. 69-70. IMP CAESAR VE[SPASIA]NVS AVG, laureate head right, rev IVDAE[A] (in exergue), Judaea seated right at foot of trophy, 3.56g, 6h (RIC 2; BMC 35; RCV 2296). Obverse a little off-centre, about extremely fine. £500

AR043 Vespasian (A.D. 69-79), Silver Denarius, A.D. 70. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head right, rev COS ITER TR POT, Pax seated left, holding branch and caduceus, 3.37g, 7h (RIC 29; BMC 26; RCV 2285). Lightly toned over residual lustre, good extremely fine. £240

AR044 Vespasian (A.D. 69-79), Gold Aureus, Lugdunum, A.D. 71. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG TR P, laureate head right, rev COS III FORT RED, Fortuna standing left, holding globe and caduceus, 7.38g, 7h (RIC 1111; C 97; Calicó 613a). Good portrait, broad flan, good very fine / very fine. £4,500

AR045 Titus (A.D. 79-81), Silver Denarius, A.D. 73. T CAES IMP VESP CENS, laureate head right, rev PONTIF MAXIM, Vespasian seated right on curule chair, holding sceptre and branch, 3.46g, 12h (RIC 554; BMC 113). Broad flan, good portrait, about extremely fine. £450

AR046 Titus (A.D. 79-81), AE As, A.D. 80-1. IMP T CAES VESP AVG P M TR P COS VIII, laureate head right, rev S-C, Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising her skirt, 10.54g, 6h (RIC 237; BMC 216; RCV 2550). Dark brown patina, good very fine. £260 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AR048

AR049

AR047 Domitian (A.D. 81-96), Silver Denarius, struck as Caesar, A.D. 80-1. CAESAR DIVI F DOMITIANVS COS VII, laureate head right, rev PRINCEPS IVVENTVTIS, draped table surmounted by crested Corinthian helmet, 3.48g, 12h (RIC 271; BMC 98; RCV 2677). Extremely fine. £350 ex Classical Numismatic Group 50, 23 June 1999, lot 1477

AR048 Domitian (A.D. 81-96), Silver Denarius, A.D. 81-2. IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG P M, laureate head right, rev TR POT COS VIII P P, dolphin coiled round anchor, 3.52g, 12h (RIC 96; BMC 29). Good very fine, a popular type. £330 AR049 Domitian (A.D. 81-96), Silver Denarius, A.D. 85. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P V, laureate head right, rev IMP VIIII COS XI CENS POT P P, Minerva standing on capital of rostral column right, brandishing spear and holding shield, an owl stands beside her feet on right, 3.45g, 12h (RIC 343; RCV 2730 var.). Broad flan, good portrait, light iridescent tone, good very fine, rare. £275

AR050 Nerva (A.D. 96-98), Silver Denarius, A.D. 97. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR POT II, laureate head right, rev COS III PATER PATRIAE, priestly emblems: simpulum, sprinkler, jug and lituus, 3.30g, 6h (RIC 34; C 51; RCV 3023 var.). Toned, nearly extremely fine. £475

AR051 Trajan (A.D. 98-117), Silver Denarius, A.D. 117. IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GERM DAC, laureate and draped bust right, rev PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R, radiate and draped bust of Sol right, 3.20g, 8h (RIC 329 var.; RCV 3140 var.). A few light old marks beneath attractive tone, nearly extremely fine. £650 ex The New York Sale III, 7 December 2000, lot 675

AR052 Trajan (A.D. 98-117), AE Dupondius, A.D. 103-11. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, radiate bust right, drapery on left shoulder, rev S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI, octastyle temple, five statues on roof, Jupiter seated between two reclining figures on pediment, Pax (?) standing between columns, S C in exergue, 12.32g, 6h (RIC 576; C 554). Attractive smooth bottle-green patina, very fine, scarce. £550 A North-East Norfolk find

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AR053 Hadrian (A.D. 117-138), Silver Denarius, A.D. 119-22. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, laureate head right, rev P M TR P COS III, Roma, as Amazon, standing left, holding Victory and spear, 3.35g, 6h (RIC 76; C 1107). Attractively toned, well-struck on good metal, good extremely fine. £600 ex Spink America, New York, 3 May 1995, lot 510

AR054 Hadrian (A.D. 117-138), Silver Denarius, A.D. 125. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS, laureate head right, drapery on left shoulder, rev COS III, Libertas standing left, holding pileus and rod, 3.31g, 7h (RIC 175; C 374; RCV 3477). Extremely fine. £350

Two Issues of Hadrian with Provincial Reverses

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AR056

AR055 Hadrian (A.D. 117-138), AE As, A.D. 136. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, laureate and draped bust right, rev Dacia seated left on rock, holding vexillum and curved sword, right foot resting on globe, DACIA in exergue, S-C in field, 9.45g, 6h (RIC 850; RCV 3685 var.). Dark patina, very fine, scarce. £280 Sold with an old Spink ticket dated October 1951

AR056 Hadrian (A.D. 117-138), AE Dupondius, A.D. 136. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, laureate and draped bust right, rev MAVRETANIA, Mauretania standing left in front of horse left, he holds the bridle and two javelins, 13.37g, 12h (RIC 860; C 960). A few light marks and some deposit on reverse, dark green patina, very fine, scarce. £330 Sold with an old Spink ticket dated October 1951

A Rare Aureus of Sabina

AR057 Sabina (wife of Hadrian), Gold Aureus, A.D. 128-36. SABINA AVGVSTA HADRIANI AVG P P, diademed and draped bust right, rev CONCORDIA AVG, Concordia seated left, holding patera and leaning left elbow on figure of Spes, 7.34g, 6h (RIC 398 note; Calicó 1429). Good portrait, very fine, rare. £11,950 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AR058 Aelius (Caesar, A.D. 136-138), Silver Denarius, A.D. 137. L AELIVS CAESAR, bare head right, rev TR POT COS II, PIE-TAS, Pietas standing right before an altar, holding a box of perfumes and raising her right hand, 3.28g, 5h (RIC 439; BMC 989; RCV 3971). Toned, good very fine to nearly extremely fine, scarce. £500

AR059

AR060

AR059 Divus Antoninus Pius (d. A.D. 161), Silver Antoninianus, struck under Trajan Decius, A.D. 249-251. DIVO PIO, radiate head of Antoninus Pius right, rev CONSECRATIO, lighted altar, 3.54g, 12h (RIC 90; C 1189). Residual lustre, good extremely fine. £650 AR060 Antoninus Pius (A.D. 138-161), and Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 161-180), Silver Denarius, A.D. 141. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III, laureate head of Antoninus Pius right, rev AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS, bare head of Marcus Aurelius right, 3.41g, 1h (RIC 417a; C 15; RCV 4524). Cabinet tone, good very fine. £400

AR061

AR062

AR061 Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 161-180), Silver Denarius, as Caesar, A.D. 143. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS, bare head right, rev IVVENTAS, Iuventas standing left, dropping incense on a candelabrum and holding patera, 3.35g, 8h (RIC 423a; C 389; RCV 4785). Residual lustre, extremely fine. £260 AR062 Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 161-180), Silver Denarius, as Caesar, A.D. 153-4. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII FIL, bare head right, rev TR POT VIII COS II, the Genus Exercitus standing left, sacrificing from patera over altar and holding Aquila, 3.34g, 6h (RIC 461; C 673; RCV 4790 var.). Residual lustre, mint state, scarce. £350

An Exceptional Aureus of Lucius Verus

AR063 Lucius Verus (A.D. 161-169), Gold Aureus, A.D. 163-4. L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS, bare head right, rev TR P IIII IMP II COS II, Lucius Verus seated left on platform, accompanied by an officer and a soldier, King Sohaemus of Armenia stands below, REX ARMEN / DAT in exergue, 7.34g, 12h (RIC 512; C 158; Calicó 2154; RCV 5335). A superb portrait and a very interesting reverse type struck in high relief, lustrous, good extremely fine, rare, a wholly exceptional coin. £30,000 ex Numismatic Fine Arts, Auction XXVI, 14 August 1991, lot 258 (illustrated on the front cover of the catalogue).

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AR065

AR064 Commodus (A.D. 177-192), Silver Denarius, A.D. 192. L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL, head right, wearing lion’s skin, rev HERCVLI ROMANO AVG, bow, club and quiver with arrows, 2.28g, 12h (RIC 253; C 195; RCV 5645). Broad flan, nearly very fine, a popular coin. £350 Both this and the following coin are indicative of Commodus’s increasing megalomania.

AR065 Commodus (A.D. 177-192), Silver Denarius, A.D. 192. L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL, laureate head right, rev PROVIDENTIAE AVG, Commodus as Hercules standing left, his right foot on prow, holding club which rests on tree trunk, and holding thunderbolt, he clasps hands with Africa, who wears elephant-skin and stands right, holding sistrum and ears of corn, a lion at her feet, 3.31g, 12h (RIC 259a; C 643; RCV 5687). Toned, very fine, rare, an interesting reverse type. £375 ex Gilbert Steinberg Collection, Numismatica Ars Classica, 16 November 1994, lot 518

Two Excellent Denarii of Pertinax and Pescennius Niger

AR066 Pertinax (A.D. 193), Silver Denarius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right, rev LAETITIA TEMPOR COS II, Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and sceptre, 3.07g, 6h (RIC 4a; C 20; RCV 6033). Well-struck on good metal, strong portrait, lightly toned, extremely fine, a very good example. £2,750

AR067 Pescennius Niger (A.D. 193-194), Silver Denarius, Antioch. IMP CAES C PESC NIGER IVST AV, laureate head right, rev IVSTITIA AVG, Justitia standing front, head left, holding scales and cornucopiae, 2.81g, 11h (RIC 45a; C 43; RCV 6113 var.). Well-struck with a good portrait, toned, nearly extremely fine for issue, rare. £2,800

AR068 Clodius Albinus (A.D. 195-196), Silver Denarius, as Caesar, A.D. 194. D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES, bare head right, rev FELICITAS COS II, Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and sceptre, 3.15g, 11h (RIC 4 var.; C 15; RCV 6141). Good portrait, extremely fine. £550 ex Gemini VI, New York, 10 January 2010, lot 480

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AR070

AR069 Caracalla (A.D. 198-217), Silver Denarius, A.D. 212. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT, laureate head right, rev P M TR P XV COS III P P, Hercules standing left, holding branch, club and lion’s skin, 2.92g, 6h (RIC 192; C 196; RCV 6828 var.). Residual lustre, extremely fine. £180 AR070 Caracalla (A.D. 198-217), Silver Antoninianus, A.D. 217. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind, rev P M TR P XX COS IIII P P, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, 4.74g, 12h (RIC 285d; C 374; RCV 6778). Extremely fine. £220

AR071 Geta (A.D. 209-211), Silver Denarius, A.D. 208. P SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES, bare head right, rev PONTIF COS II, Genius or Bonus Eventus standing left, sacrificing from patera over lighted altar and holding corn-ears, 3.50g, 6h (RIC 59b; C 114; RCV 7187 var.). A little softly struck on reverse, otherwise good portrait and extremely fine. £200

AR072 Macrinus (A.D. 217-218), Silver Denarius, A.D. 218. IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG, laureate and draped bust right, rev PROVIDENTIA DEORVM, Providentia standing left, holding rod and cornucopiae, a globe at her feet on left, 3.20g, 6h (RIC 80a; C 108; RCV 4361). Broad flan, lightly toned, good portrait, well-struck, about extremely fine. £300

A Very Rare Aureus of Elagabalus

AR073 Elagabalus (A.D. 218-222), Gold Aureus, A.D. 220-2. IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev ADVENTVS AVGVSTI, emperor on horseback pacing left, wearing a cloak that flows behind him, raising his right hand and holding spear, 6.22g, 7h (RIC 57(c); C 4; Calicó 2985; RCV 7466). Very fine, very rare. £7,950

AR074 Orbiana (wife of Severus Alexander), Silver Denarius, A.D. 225. SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AVG, diademed and draped bust right, rev CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopiae, 2.97g, 6h (RIC 319; C 1; RCV 8191). A little softly struck on reverse as usual, the obverse well-struck however, extremely fine. £375 www.baldwin.co.uk

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A High Quality Denarius of Gordian I

AR075 Gordian I Africanus (A.D. 238), Silver Denarius. IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev P M TR P COS P P, emperor, togate, standing left, holding branch and short sceptre, 2.94g, 7h (RIC 1; C 2; RCV 8446). Residual lustre beneath light tone, extremely fine, an excellent example. £4,250

AR076 Pupienus (A.D. 238), Silver Antoninianus. IMP CAES M CLOD PVPIENVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev AMOR MVTVVS AVGG, clasped right hands, 4.84g, 12h (RIC 9a; C 1; RCV 8517). Wellstruck, lustrous, good extremely fine. £650

AR077 Trajan Decius (A.D. 249-251), AE Dupondius, A.D. 250. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind, rev LIBERALITAS AVG, S-C, Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus and cornucopiae, 11.66g, 12h (RIC 120c var.; C 72; RCV 9418). Attractive dark green patina, nearly extremely fine / very fine. £480

AR078 Quietus (A.D. 260-261), Billon Antoninianus, Syria. IMP C FVL QVIETVS P F AVG, radiate and draped bust right, rev IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter seated left, holding patera and sceptre, eagle on left, star in left field, 4.94g, 6h (RIC 6; C 8; RCV 10823). Toned, about extremely fine. £695

AR079 Marius (A.D. 269), AE Antoninianus, Cologne. IMP C MARIVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev SAEC FELICITAS, Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopaie, 3.43g, 1h (RIC 10; C 13; RCV 11120). Dark patina, nearly extremely fine, scarce. £220 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AR080 Diocletian (A.D. 284-305), Silver Argenteus, Siscia, c. A.D. 294. DIOCLETIANVS AVG, laureate head right, rev VIRTVS MILITVM, the four Tetrarchs sacrificing over tripod before camp-gate, 2.80g, 6h (RIC 32a; RCV 12617). Attractive iridescent cabinet tone, well-struck and detailed, extremely fine. £1,200 Ex Bourgey, 18 June 1985, lot 166

AR081 Diocletian (A.D. 284-305), AE Follis, Treveri, c. A.D. 302-3. IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, head towered and wearing chlamys, holding patera and cornucopiae, S-F in field, IITR in exergue, 10.08g, 6h (RIC 425a; RCV 12762 var.). Residual silvering, dark brown patina, extremely fine. £130

AR082 Maximian (A.D. 286-305), AE Follis, Lugdunum, A.D. 298. IMP C MAXIMIANVS AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, head towered and wearing chlamys, holding patera and cornucopiae, B in left field, PL in exergue, 11.37g, 11h (RIC 47b; RCV 13245 var.). Residual silvering, well-struck, extremely fine, scarce. £150

AR083 Maximian (second reign, A.D. 306-308), AE Follis, Londinium, A.D. 307. D N MAXIMIANO P F S AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing left, head towered and loins draped, holding patera and cornucopiae, PLN in exergue, 6.94g, 6h (RIC 90; RCV 1344). Dark patina, about extremely fine. £180

AR084 Carausius (A.D. 287-293), AE Antoninianus, Londinium. IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG, radiate and draped bust right, rev PAX AVG, Pax standing left, holding olive-branch and transverse sceptre, F-O in field, ML in exergue, 4.24g, 12h (RIC 119 var.; RCV 13639A var.). Residual silvering, about extremely fine. £250 www.baldwin.co.uk

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AR085 Carausius (A.D. 287-293), AE Antoninianus, Camulodunum. IMP C CARAVSIVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev PAX AVG, Pax standing left, holding olive-branch and vertical sceptre, S-P in field, C in exergue, 3.68g, 6h (RIC 302; RCV 13644 var.). Dark patina, extremely fine. £380

AR089 Galeria Valeria (wife of Galerius), AE Follis, Cyzicus, A.D. 308. GAL VALERIA AVG, diademed and draped bust right, rev VENERI VICTRICI, Venus standing front, head left, holding apple and raising drapery over her shoulder, MKΔ in exergue, 6.38g, 12h (RIC 38; RCV 14596). Dark patina with traces of residual silvering, well-struck, extremely fine. £350

AR086 Allectus (A.D. 293-296), AE Antoninianus, Camulodunum, A.D. 293-5. IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right, rev PROVIDENTIA AVG, Providentia standing left, holding baton and cornucopiae, a globe at her feet on left, S-P in field, C in exergue, 4.80g, 6h (RIC 111; RCV 13835). Dark green patina, good very fine to nearly extremely fine. £350

AR090 Maxentius (A.D. 306-312), AE Follis, Aquileia, A.D. 309. IMP MAXENTIVS P F AVG COS II, laureate bust right, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagletipped sceptre, rev CONSERV VRB SVAE, hexastyle temple surmounted by statues and with crescent in pediment, Roma seated within, head left, and holding globe and sceptre, shield at her side, AQS in exergue, 5.01g, 12h (RIC 126; RCV 14985). Dark brown patina, extremely fine, scarce. £220

AR087 Allectus (A.D. 293-296), AE Quinarius, Camulodunum, A.D. 294-6. IMP C ALLECTVS P AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right, rev LAETITIA AVG, galley, with rowers, Q C in exergue, 2.68g, 6h (RIC 125; RCV 13866). Dark patina, nearly extremely fine. £250

AR091 Constantine I, The Great (A.D. 307-337), AE Follis, Treveri, A.D. 307-8. IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG, laureate head cuirassed bust right, rev MARTI PATRI PROPVGNATORI, Mars advancing right, wearing chlamys and holding spear and shield, S-A in field, PTR in exergue, 8.57g, 5h (RIC 776; RCV 16008). Broad flan, dark patina, extremely fine, scarce. £200

AR088 Divus Constantius I (d. A.D. 306), AE Follis, Londinium, c. A.D. 307-9. DIVO CONSTANTIO PIO, laureate, veiled and draped bust right, rev MEMORIAE FELIX, lighted and garlanded altar, flanked by two eagles, PLN in exergue, 7.78g, 6h (RIC 110; RCV 16419). Dark patina, extremely fine. £160

AR092 Constantine I, The Great (A.D. 307-337), AE Follis, Londinium, c. A.D. 310-12. CONSTANTINVS P AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust left, with spear over shoulder and holding shield, rev CONCORD MILIT, Concordia standing slightly left, holding a standard in each hand, star in right field, PLN in exergue, 5.41g, 5h (RIC 202; RCV 15879 var.). Dark patina, extremely fine, rare. £330

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AR093 Licinius II (Caesar, A.D. 317-324), AE Follis, Thessalonica, A.D. 319. LICINIVS IVN NOB CAES, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VIRT EXERC, “plan of a Roman camp”, Sol standing at centre, wearing chlamys and holding globe, •TS•A• in exergue, 2.64g., 6h (RIC 70). Dark green patina with traces of residual silvering, good fine to nearly very fine, rare, a fascinating type. £295 There has been considerable debate regarding the reverse of this issue and, although usually referred to as a “plan of a Roman camp”, exactly what it depicts is still uncertain.

AR094 Constantine II (A.D. 337-340), AE Follis, Antioch, A.D. 324-5. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, rev CONSTAN/TINVS / CAESAR in three lines, star above, SMANTA and pellet below, 2.21g., 12h (RIC 59). Dark patina with some earthen deposits, very fine, rare. £140

AR095 Constantius II (A.D. 337-361), Gold Solidus, Treveri, A.D. 347-8. CONSTANTIVS AVGVSTVS, pearldiademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VICTORIAE DD NN AVGG, two Victories facing each other, supporting between them a wreath inscribed VOT / XX / MVLT / XXX, TR in exergue, 4.49g, 6h (RIC 128 var. (diadem); C 280 var.). Very light and unobtrusive scratch on obverse, extremely fine. £2,800

AR096 Constantius II (A.D. 337-361), Silver Siliqua, Sirmium, A.D. 355-61. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX within wreath, •SIRM• in exergue, 2.93g, 1h (RIC 66; C 342). Broad flan, extremely fine. £750

AR097 Julian II (A.D. 360-363), Silver Siliqua, Lugdunum. FL CL IVLIANVS PP AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VOTIS / V / MVLTIS / X within wreath, PLVG in exergue, 1.75g, 7h (RIC 227; C 163). A few light marks, about extremely fine. £160

AR098 Gratian (A.D. 367-383), Silver Siliqua, A.D. 378-83. D N GRATIANVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VRBS ROMA, Roma enthroned left, holding Victory on globe and spear, star flanked by R-T in exergue, 1.87g, 12h (RIC 35a; C 85). Broad flan, lightly toned, about extremely fine. £360 www.baldwin.co.uk

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AR099 Flavius Victor (A.D. 387-388), Silver Siliqua, Mediolanum. D N FL VICTOR P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma enthroned front, head left, holding globe and spear, MDPS in exergue, 1.11g, 12h (RIC 19b; C 6). Clipped, a few light marks, good very fine, scarce. £600

An Excellent Siliqua of Eugenius

AR100 Eugenius (A.D. 392-394), Silver Siliqua, Treveri. D N EVGENIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and spear, TRPS in exergue, 1.75g, 12h (RIC 106d). Light crack in a broad flan, excellent portrait, nearly extremely fine, a very good example of this scarce issue. £1,150

AR101 Honorius (A.D. 393-423), Gold Solidus, Mediolanum, A.D. 395-402. D N HONORIVS P F AVG, pearldiademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VICTORIA AVGGG, emperor standing right, holding standard and Victory on globe, spurning a bound captive with his left foot, M-D in field, COMOB in exergue, 4.43g, 6h (RIC 1206; C 44). Extremely fine. £900

AR102 Honorius (A.D. 393-423), Silver Siliqua, Mediolanum, A.D. 402. D N HONORIVS P F AVG, pearldiademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and sceptre, MDPS in exergue, 1.32g, 6h (RIC 1228; C 59). Toned, good very fine. £220

AR103 Leo I (A.D. 457-474), Gold Solidus, Constantinople, A.D. 462/6. D N LEO PERPET AVG, pearldiademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding spear and shield, rev VICTORIA AVGGG I, Victory standing left, holding long jewelled cross, star in right field, CONOB in exergue, 4.45g, 5h (RIC 605; Hahn 3b). Residual lustre, about extremely fine. £750 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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Byzantine

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A Very Rare Ostrogothic Solidus

BY001 Ostrogoths, Theodoric (518-526), Gold Solidus, in the name of Justin I, Rome. DN IVSTI-NVS PΓ ΛVG (ΛV ligate), three-quarter facing bust of emperor, holding spear and shield, rev VICTORI-A AVCCC A, angel standing left, holding long decorated cross, star in left field, COMOB in exergue, 4.41g, 7h (MIB 24; MEC 1; Demo 89/90). An insignificant scratch in reverse field, a beautiful obverse, extremely fine, very rare. £2,750

BY002 Anastasius I (491-518), Gold Solidus. DN ANASTA-SIVS PP AVI, three-quarter facing bust of emperor, holding spear and shield, rev VICTORI-A AVGGG E, Victory standing left, holding long rho-headed cross (reversed), star on left, CONOB in exergue, 4.37g, 6h (MIB 7; S 5). Minor graffiti on reverse, extremely fine, choice. £750

BY003 Justinianus I (527-565), AE Follis, Rome. [DN] IVSTINI-ANVS PP AV, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev long M, flanked by star and cross, cross above, ROMA below, 10.36g, 12h (MIB (I) 214²; S 294). Very fine, rare. £500

BY004 Anonymous Ceremonial (time of Justinian I, c. 530), Silver ½ Siliqua. Helmeted bust of Roma right, within pelleted border, rev large K within pelleted border, 1.06g, 12h (Rev. Num. 2002, type 8b (17)). About extremely fine, rare. £650

BY005 Justin II (565-578), Gold Solidus, Carthage. DN IVSTI-NVS PP AV, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding globus surmounted by Victory and shield, rev VICTORI-A AVCCC I, Constantinopolis seated facing, holding spear and globus cruciger, CONOB in exergue, 4.45g, 6h (MIB 18; S 391). Extremely fine, scarce. £650 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BY006 Maurice Tiberius (582-602), Gold Semissis. DN MAVRI-CI PP AVG, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VICTORI-A AVGG, Victory advancing right, looking left, holding wreath and globus cruciger, CONOB in exergue, 2.24g, 7h (MIB 17a; S 486). Lustrous, mint state, a lovely example. £650

BY007 Revolt of the Heraclii (608-610), AE Half Follis, Carthage. ERACΛIO – CONSVΛI, bare-headed bust of Heraclius facing, wearing consular robes and holding eagle-tipped sceptre, cross above, rev large XX with pellet between, cross above, star on left, E on right, KRTG in exergue, 6.62g, 3h (MIB 12 B; S 713). Very fine, scarce. £720

BY008 Time of Heraclonas (July – November, 641), Gold Solidus. Standing figures of Heraclius and his sons, each holding globus cruciger, rev VICTORIA – AVGUA, cross potent on steps, flanked by Chi-Rho and E, CONOB in exergue, 4.42g, 7h (MIB 53; S 770 var.). Extremely fine. £500 Hahn attributes this variety with E in the reverse field to the brief reign of Heraclonas, after the death of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine (see text in MIB (III) p. 88 for explanation).

BY009 Constans II (641-668), AE Half-Follis, Syracuse. Bust of emperor facing, wearing crown and chlamys and holding globus cruciger, cross surmounted by palm on right, rev large monogram between A/N and I (indiction 10), 3.84g, 6h (MIB 212; S 1113). Good very fine, rare in this state. £175

A Hahn Plate Coin

BY010 Constantine IV Pogonatus (668-685), Gold Globular Solidus, Carthage. DO – VICC, facing bust of emperor, wearing helmet and cuirass and holding spear behind head and shield, rev cross potent on steps between standing figures of Heraclius and Tiberius, each wearing crown and chlamys, CTB below, 4.49g, 6h (MIB 20¹ (this coin); S 1188 var.). Good very fine, rare. £800 This coin published in ‘Moneta Imperii Byzantini, III’. W. Hahn, 1981, illustrated on pl. 32, 20¹.

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BY011 Justinianus II (second reign, 705), Gold Semissis, dN IhS ChS REX [REGNANTIUM], bust of Christ facing, with cross behind head, holding book of Gospels, rev [IVS]TINIΛ-NVS – MVLTUS AN, bust of emperor facing, wearing crown and loros, holding cross on globe and patriarchal cross on globe inscribed PAX, 2.06g, 6h (MIB 3; S 1416). Graffito cross in reverse field, good very fine, rare. £1,150

BY012 Justinianus II (second reign, 705-711), Gold Tremissis. Fragment of inscription, bust of Christ facing, with cross behind head, holding book of Gospels, rev DN IUSTINIANUS Et tIBERIU-, busts of Justinian II and Tiberius facing, each wearing crown, divitision and chlamys, holding between them cross potent, 1.36g, 6h (MIB 6b; S 1421). Extremely fine, rare, choice. £1,400

A Rare Solidus of Anastasius II

BY013 Anastasius II (713-715), Gold Solidus. dN ARTEMIUS – ANASTASIUS MUL, bust of emperor facing, holding globus cruciger and akakia, rev VICTORIA – AVGU Z, cross potent on three steps, CONOB below, 4.37g, 6h (MIB 2; S 1463). A few light marks, extremely fine, rare. £4,200

A Very Rare Rome Mint Tremissis

BY014 Leo III with Constantine V (720-741), Gold Tremissis, Rome. DNO LE-PAMUL, bust of emperor facing, with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys and holding globus cruciger and akakia, rev DNO CON-ITANTIN, bust of co-emperor, beardless, wearing crown and chlamys and holding globus cruciger and akakia, star on left, R on right, 1.34g, 6h (DOC (78); S 1534 var.). Good very fine, very rare. £1,550

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An Extremely Rare Miliaresion of Artavasdus

BY015 Artavasdus (July 742 – November 743), Silver Miliaresion. IhSUS XRIS-tUS nICA, cross potent on three steps, rev ARt-AUASDO-SS nIChF-OREC-ΘEUbAS-ILIS+, legend in six lines, 2.00g, 6h (DOC 6; S 1545). Dark patina, about very fine, extremely rare. £2,000

BY016 Constantine V with Leo IV (751-775), Gold Solidus, Syracuse. Partial blundered legend, facing busts of emperors, each wearing crown and chlamys, small cross above, rev blundered legend, facing bust of deceased Leo III, wearing loros and holding cross potent, 3.90g (DOC 15c var.; S 1565). Extremely fine, rare. £2,500

BY017 Constantine VI and Irene (780-797), Silver Miliaresion. IhSUS XRIS-TUS nICA, cross potent on steps, rev COnS – tAhtIho – SSIRIhIE – CΘEU bA – SILIS, legend in five lines, 2.16g, 12h (DOC 4; S 1595). Very fine, scarce. £195 This miliaresion is clearly overstruck on an Abbasid dirhem.

An Extremely Rare Solidus of Theodora with Michael III & Thecla

BY018 Theodora with Michael III and Thecla (842), Gold Solidus. +ΘEOdO-RA dESPVhA, bust of empress facing, wearing crown and loros and holding patriarchal cross on globus and cruciform sceptre, rev •MIXAHLS Θ-ECLA, busts of Michael and Thecla both crowned, emperor wears chlamys and holding globus cruciger, his sister wears loros and holds patriarchal cross, 4.41g, 6h (DOC 1a; S 1686). Good very fine, extremely rare. £9,500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BY019 Constantine VII and Romanus II (945-959), Gold Solidus. Blundered version of emperors’ names, busts of emperors facing, holding long patriarchal cross, Constantine wears loros, his son a chlamys, rev +IhS XPS REX REGNANTIUM, bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus with two pellets in each limb of cross, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels, 4.55g, 6h (DOC 15 (23); S 1751 var.). Extremely fine. £1,250

A Very Rare Tetarteron of Theodora

BY020 Theodora (1055-1056), Gold Tetarteron. Bust of nimbate Christ facing, raising hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels, IC-XC, rev +ΘEOΔW – AVΓOT, bust of empress facing, wearing crown, saccos and loros and holding jewelled sceptre and globus cruciger, 4.05g, 6h (DOC 2; S 1838). Extremely fine, very rare. £6,000

BY021 Isaac I (1057-1059), Gold Histamenon. +IhS XIS REX REGNANTIhM, Christ enthroned, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels, rev +ICAAKIOC – RACIΛEVC PWM, emperor standing, wearing crown and military attire, holding long labarum with left hand resting on sword in sheath, 4.42g, 6h (DOC 1; S 1884). About extremely fine. £675

A Very Rare 1/3 Miliaresion of Romanus IV

BY022 Romanus IV Diogenes (1068-1071), Silver 1/3 Miliaresion. M-Θ / ΘK – RΘ, facing bust of Virgin orans, nimbate, wearing pallium and maphorium, rev PWM, facing bust of emperor, wearing crown and loros and holding patriarchal cross and globus cruciger, 0.44g, 6h (DOC 7; S 1865A). Toned, good very fine, very rare. £2,500 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BY023 Michael VII and Maria (1071-1078), Gold Tetarteron. +ΘKE – ROHΘ, bust of Virgin facing, holding before her medallion of the infant Christ, MP-ΘV left and right, rev +MIXAHΛ – S MAPA, facing busts of emperor and empress, both crowned, holding long cross ornamented with X, Michael wears loros, his wife clad in jewelled robe, 4.03g, 6h (DOC 4; S 1871). Good very fine, rare. £1,200

BY024 Michael VIII Paleologus (1261-1282), Gold Hyperpyron. Virgin orans within city walls, sigla P-M, rev X/M etc. left, IΠ/CL/I right, emperor kneeling before standing Christ, holding book of Gospels, St. Michael in attendance, 3.86g, 6h (DOC V, 20; S 2243). Unusually well-struck obverse (for these), good very fine. £475

An Extremely Rare Basilikon

BY025 John VI Cantacuzenus with John V Paleologus (1347-1353), Silver Basilikon. KNC• (retrograde), standing figures of John VI, holding labarum, and John V, with IU downward between heads, rev Christ standing in a mandorla, hand raised in benediction and holding scroll, 0.91g, 6h (DOC V -; LPC 140/3; S 2528). Very fine, extremely rare. £1,100

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Anglo-Saxon & Norman Extremely Rare Archibishop of Canterbury Anonymous Issue Penny

AS001 Archbishop Wulfred (805-832), Suspended (817-821) at Canterbury, Penny, anonymous group IV (8223), Moneyer Luning, facing portrait of Archbishop, wedge each side, all within linear circle, +lvning moneta rev three line inscription, three pellets above and below, dorob / ernia c / ivitas in the City of Canterbury, 1.31g (cf. Naismith C57.1; N.238; S.890). A little ragged and chipped on rim only, with a great portrait, light tone, a bold very fine and extremely rare. £3,500 A recent single find, this coin is most similar in style to C57 in the Coinage of Southern England 796-865 volumes, though the single wedge each side does not seem to feature on any coin within this corpus.

Extremely Rare Cuthred Portrait Penny With a Lengthy Provenance

AS002 Cuthred (798-807), King of Kent, Portrait Penny, Sigeberht of Canterbury Mint, diademed bust right to edge of circle, head within linear circle, legend commences at lower left, +cvÐred rex cant rev cross pommée with wedges in angles, within linear circle, legend surrounding, +sigebearht moneta, unusual rounded G in Moneyer ’s name, 1.30g (Naismith C33.1g this coin; N.211; S.877). A little ragged, a few tiny nicks otherwise toned, nearly extremely fine and extremely rare. £5,000 ex William Boyne, Sotheby, 29 June 1896, lot 1129 Lord Grantley, Glendining, 22 March 1944, lot 884 Glendining, 4 October 1972, lot 601 Spink Numismatic Circular, March 1975, item.2000 Magnus Collection, Spink Auction, 28 March 2012, lot 792

Unusual Double-Pincer Type Reverse Penny of Coenwulf of Mercia

AS003 Coenwulf (796-821), King of Mercia, Portrait Penny, Moneyer Diormod, diademed bust right to edge of circle, head within linear circle, legend commences at lower left, +coenvvlf rex m rev double pincer shaped cross on cross pommée with wedges, +diormod moneta 1.29g, (Naismith C39.1; N.347; S.916). A little bit ragged on part of rim, otherwise lightly scuffed near face, toned good very fine and very rare. £3,500 www.baldwin.co.uk

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AS004 Edward the Elder (899-924), two line type Penny, small cross pattée, linear circle surrounding, +eadvveard rex rev eadnv / nd mo in two lines, two pellets above and below, three cross pattées across centre, 1.65g (N.649; S.1087). Short hairline scratch on reverse and blemish, otherwise practically extremely fine. £1,150

AS008 Aethelred II, Penny, long cross type (c.9971003), Aelfryd of Canterbury Mint, draped bust left, +ÆÐelrÆd rex anglo rev long voided cross with tricrescent terminals, pellet at centre, +Ælfr.yd mΩo cÆnt,1.58g (BMC type IVa; N.774; S.1151). Weak in parts of obverse legend, otherwise toned, good very fine. £400

AS005 Eadgar (959-975), two line type Penny, small cross pattée, linear circle surrounding, +e.adg. a. r rex. rev here / mano in two lines, two pellets above and below, three cross pattées across centre 0.82g, (N.741; S.1129). Weak strike in part, toned, nearly very fine. £550

AS009 Aethelred II, Penny, last small cross type (c.1009-17), Aelfwine of Shaftesbury Mint, diademed bust left within linear circle, + ÆÐelrÆd rex ang rev small cross pattée within linear circle, + elfpine on scefte , 1.55g (BMC type I; N.777; S.1154). A little pecked and undulating, dark tone, about very fine and rare. £500

AS006 Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, second hand type (c.985-991), Leofric of Rochester Mint, diademed bust right with sceptre, with three pellet head, within linear circle, +ÆÐelred rex anglox rev Hand of Providence with curve for sleeve each side, A and pellet to left, W and pellet to right, all within linear circle, +leofric m-o rofe, 1.00g (BMC type IId; N.768; S.1146). A little ragged on rim, toned very fine and rare. £575

AS010 Aethelred II, Penny, last small cross type (c.1009-17), Godwine of Warminster Mint, diademed bust left within linear circle, +ÆÐelred rex ang l rev small cross pattée within linear circle, + godipine on porime, 1.25g (BMC type I; N.777; S.1154). A little perforated with edge chip and peck marks, dark tone, otherwise about very fine and extremely rare. £2,500

AS007 Aethelred II, Penny, crvx type (c.991-997), Aethelweard of Southwark Mint, diademed bust left with sceptre, with three pellet head, within linear circle, + ÆÐelrÆd rex anglorx rev voided cross within linear circle surrounding, letters c r v x in each angle, legend surrounding + ÆÐelperd m-.o svdb, 1.48g (BMC type IIIa; N.770; S.1148). A few peck marks on reverse, toned good very fine. £600

AS011 Canute (1016-35), Penny, quatrefoil type (c.1017-23), Wulfwine of London Mint, crowned bust left within quatrefoil, + cnvt rex anglo rev long voided cross with pellet centre and tri-crescent terminals, over quatrefoil with pellet on each cusp, + pvlfpine o lvnd , 1.09g (BMC type VIII; N.781; S.1157). Attractively toned, a few pecks and one slight perforation, otherwise extremely fine. £350

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AS012 Canute, Penny, helmet type (1024-30), Athestan of Bath Mint, pointed helmet bust left with sceptre, + cnvt r ex ang:. rev short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellet in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, +ÆÐestan on ba, 1.17g (BMC type XIV; N.787; S.1158). Weak in parts, toned, about very fine. £350

AS016 Canute, Penny, short cross type (1029-35/6), Brunstan of Thetford Mint, diademed bust left with sceptre, +cnvt. r ec.x: legend commences at top, rev short voided cross with pellet in annulet centre, all within linear circle, +rvnstan on Ðe:, 1.06g (BMC type XVI; SCBI 15:3844-5; N.781; S.1159). Toned, a bold very fine and a rare reading of Moneyer’s name. £500

AS013 Canute, Penny, helmet type (1024-30), Brihtric of Lincoln Mint, pointed helmet bust left with sceptre, cross pattée behind, +cnvt r ex a legend commences at top, rev short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellet in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, +b.ri.htric. on linc, 0.97g (BMC type XIV; N.787; S.1158). Toned extremely fine and very rare and unusual. £1,250

AS017 Canute, Penny, short cross type (1029-35/6), Colgrim of York Mint, diademed bust left with sceptre, +ccnv t recx: legend commences at top, rev short voided cross with pellet in annulet centre, all within linear circle, + col. grim on . eof:, 1.14g (BMC type XVI; N.781; S.1159). Toned, a bold very fine and unusual with misspelt King’s name. £400

AS014 Canute, Penny, short cross type (1029-35/6), Wulfnoth of Leicester Mint, diademed bust left with sceptre, +cnvt: r ex a legend commences at top, rev short voided cross with pellet in annulet centre, all within linear circle, + pvlnoÐ on lehr, 1.09g (BMC type XVI; N.781; S.1159). Reverse struck off-centre, otherwise toned, almost extremely fine, a rare mint. £950

AS018 Canute, Penny, short cross type (1029-35/6), Matathan of Lincoln Mint, diademed bust left with sceptre, +cnv t. r ex legend commences at top, rev short voided cross with pellet in annulet centre, all within linear circle, +mataÐan on linc, 0.93g (BMC type XVI; N.781; S.1159). Flat in part of strike, a couple of pecks, toned, a bold fine. £275

AS015 Canute, Penny, short cross type (1029-35/6), Aelric of Shaftesbury Mint, diademed bust left with sceptre, +cnvt. r ecx: legend commences at top, rev short voided cross with pellet in annulet centre, all within linear circle, + Ælric on scefte:, 1.11g (BMC type XVI; N.781; S.1159). Somewhat bent, some pecks both sides, toned, a bold very fine and rare. £500

AS019 Harold Harefoot (1035-40), Penny, jewel cross type (Spring 1036-38), Aelfwine of Northampton Mint, diademed bust left, +har old re legend commences at top, rev cross of four ovals united by twin circles and central pellet, additional pellet in one angle of field, +aelfpine on ham:, 0.92g (BMC type I; N.802; S.1163). Slightly bent, die flawed on obverse near bend, otherwise toned, very fine and rare. £1,250

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AS020 Harold Harefoot, Penny, jewel cross type (Spring 1036-38), Brunwine of Stamford Mint, diademed bust left, +har old re legend commences at top, rev cross of four ovals united by twin circles and central pellet, +brvnpine on sta:, 0.95g (BMC type I; N.802; S.1163). Weakly struck in parts, dusky tone, good fine. £850

AS021 Harold Harefoot, Penny, fleur de lis type (c.1038-40), Leofric of Lincoln Mint, diademed bust left with sceptre, +har old x legend commences at top, rev long voided cross with pellet in annulet centre, trefoils of pellets in each angle, +leofpic onn. linc., 1.10g (BMC type vi; N.804; S.1164). Attractive dark tone, good very fine and pleasing. £2,250

AS022 Harthacanute (1035-42), Penny, jewel cross type (Spring-Autumn 1036), Boga of Dover Mint, diademed bust left, + harÐa cnvt r. legend commences at top, rev cross of four ovals united by twin circles and central pellet, + b.oga onn dofr:, 0.98g (BMC type I; N.808; S.1166). Slight rim split with tiny chip, toned, a bold very fine and very rare especially in his name. £3,950

AS023 Edward the Confessor (1042-66), Penny, small flan type (1048-50), Liofwine of Sandwich Mint, diademed bust left, + edpnr rd ex legend commences at top, rev long voided cross with pellet centre, + liofpine on sand, 0.89g (BMC type ii; N.818; S.1175). Some light surface marks with residual tone, once cleaned, otherwise very fine, scarce mint with King’s name a little blundered. £550

AS024 Edward the Confessor, Penny, expanding cross type (1050-3), heavy coinage, Aelfward of Bristol Mint, diademed bust left, with sceptre, + edpe: . rd rex. legend commences at top, rev short voided cross with expanding limbs and pellet centre within twin annulet, all within linear circle, pellet below N + elfpard on bricst., 1.53g (BMC type v; N.823; S.1177). Toned good very fine and pleasing. £850 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AS025 Edward the Confessor, Penny, expanding cross type (1050-3), heavy coinage, Aelfgar of London Mint, diademed bust left, with sceptre, +edpe.: .rd rex legend commences at top, rev short voided cross with expanding limbs and pellet centre within twin annulet, all within linear circle, +elfgar on lvndene:, 1.65g (BMC type v; N.823; S.1177). Dark tone, tiny hairline crack into legend, otherwise a pleasing very fine with a nice full reading of London. £595

AS026 Edward the Confessor, Penny, helmet type (1053-6), Oswold of Lewes Mint, helmeted bust right, with sceptre, legend blundered in strike, rev short voided cross, each limb terminates in three crescents, annulet at centre, all within linear circle, +ospol.d on lepe, 1.33g (BMC type vii; N.825; S.1179). Obverse strike weak and blundered, reverse much better, fine / very fine. £275

AS027 Edward the Confessor, Penny, sovereign / eagles type (1056-59), Dunninc of Hastings Mint, King seated on throne with orb and long sceptre, +eadpard rex anglov rev short voided cross, eagles in angles, linear circle surrounding, +dvnninc on haes., 1.27g (BMC type ix; N.827; S.1181). Toned, a bold very fine, pleasing. £750

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AS029

AS028 Edward the Confessor, Penny, facing bust / small cross type (1062-65), Aelfward of London Mint, facing draped bust, +eadpard rex ang rev cross pattée, linear circle surrounding, Ælfpard n lvnde, 1.04g (BMC type xiii; N.830; S.1183). A little blundered in strike, toned very fine. £450 AS029 Edward the Confessor, Penny, facing bust / small cross type (1062-65), Wulfwi of Oxford Mint, facing draped bust, .eadpard rex. rev cross pattée, linear circle surrounding, pvlfp on oxfre, 1.11g (BMC type xiii; N.830; S.1183). Double struck quite severely on reverse, toned with a nice obverse, very fine. £500

AS030 William I (1066-87), Penny, bonnet type (1068-70?), Thorr of York Mint, facing bust crowned and diademed, +pillemv rexi rev voided cross with annulet centre, pellet between two crescent type terminals, pile with pellet in each angle, all within beaded circle, +Ðorr on eofer, 1.35g (BMC type ii; N.842; S.1251). A little weak on high points, toned, a bold very fine. £1,250 www.baldwin.co.uk

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Extremely Rare Canopy-Type Penny of William I at Oxford

AS031 William I, Penny, canopy type (1070-72?), Iegelwine of Oxford Mint, facing crowned bust within canopy with two columns, + pillemvs rex rev double quadrilateral with incurved sides and annulet centre, fleury on angles, +iegelpi on oxeneFO, 1.23g (BMC type iii; N.843; S.1252). A little weak on high points, toned, a bold very fine with a nice full reading of Mint. £2,500

AS032 William I, Penny, paxs type (1083?-86?), Simaer of Canterbury Mint, facing crowned bust with arm and sceptre, crown 1, linear circle surrounds from shoulders, + pillelm rexii rev cross pattée, with letters of Peace each in annulet in each angle, + simier on cnti , 1.33g (BMC type viii; N.848; S.1257). A nice full coin, toned about extremely fine. £1,250

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AS034

AS033 William I, Penny, paxs type (1083?-86?), Thorbjorn of Steyning Mint, facing crowned bust with arm and sceptre, crown 1, linear circle surrounds from shoulders, + pillellm rex rev cross pattée, with letters of Peace each in annulet in each angle, + Ðiirben on stnr, 1.36g (BMC type viii; N.848; S.1257). Toned, a little weak in parts, otherwise about very fine. £875 AS034 William I, Penny, paxs type (1083?-86?), Lifwold of Winchester Mint, facing crowned bust with arm and sceptre, crown 1, linear circle surrounds from shoulders, +pillelm rex rev cross pattée, with letters of Peace each in annulet in each angle, + lifpold on pinc, 1.36g (BMC type viii; N.848; S.1257). Toned, a bold very fine. £875

Extremely Rare Exeter Mint Penny of William II

AS035 William II (1087-1100), Penny, profile type (1086-89?), Saewine of Exeter Mint, crowned bust right with sword, +pillelm rex rev cross pattée with annulet centre, over cross fleury in saltire, +sÆpine on eaxe, 0.75g (BMC type I; N.851; S.1258). Reverse reading weak in parts, a recent find with associated cleaning, good portrait, about very fine and a rare Moneyer and Mint. £3,500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AS036 Henry I (1100-35), Penny, quadrilateral on cross fleury type (1125-c.35), uncertain Moneyer of London Mint, crowned bust with arm and sceptre, rev quadrilateral with incurved sides, lis at each angle over cross fleury, 1.44g (BMC type xv; N.871; S.1276). Weakly struck in parts and irregular of shape, square-like, toned good fine. £150

AS037 Stephen (1135-54), Penny, Watford type (c.1136-45), Stanghun of Salisbury Mint, crowned bust right with sceptre, +stie---- rev cross Moline with a fleur in each angle, +--anghvn: on------, 1.32g (BMC type I; N.873; S.1278). A flat strike in part where Mint town occurs, Salisbury by deduction from Moneyer’s name and a recent find from that area, once cleaned, good portrait, very fine for issue and rare. £975

An Excessively Rare Hedon Mint Penny of King Stephen

AS038 Stephen, Penny, Awbridge type (1154-58), Gerhard of Hedon Mint, near Hull, crowned bust with sceptre facing slightly to left, +- tief-e rev voided cross within beaded quatrefoil, pellet and fleur in each angle, +-erard: - n: he-vn, 1.20g (BMC type vii; N.881; S.1282). Good portrait with usual irregular strike, vital details clear, one of the rarest mints of the reign, very fine for issue and extremely rare. £7,500

AS039 Stephen, Penny, irregular Southern variant, Eastern group, Sansone of Southampton Mint, crowned bust right with sceptre and chain of annulets around neck, + stifn- rev voided cross within beaded quatrefoil, fleur in each angle, +sansone on ant, 1.02g (N.905; S.1295). Once cleaned, annulets appear more pellet like around neck, about very fine for this irregular issue, very rare. £1,500 Coin Register 1993-261 Dix Noonan and Webb, June 2001, lot 347 St James Auction 3, 3rd October 2005, lot 152

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Anglo-Gallic

GAL001 Richard I (1169-99), silver Denier, Aquitaine, cross pattée within beaded circle, legend surrounding, outer beaded circle both sides, rev cross pattée and legend in four lines ending in w, 0.78g (Elias 4). Toned, a bold very fine £195

An Exceptional Guyennois D’Or of Edward III struck at La Rochelle

GAL002 Edward III (1327-77), Guyennois d’or, La Rochelle Mint, third type, King walking right under portico, two lions below, Mint letter R on top of right column, no stops in obverse legend, + ed d gia rex a g m e do aqvit a ie rev floriated cross within a tressure of twelve arcs, fleur de lis alternate with lions in angles, + gla : in : exelcis : deo : et : m : terra : pax : hoibvs legend stops are double pellet in annulets, 3.80g (Elias 48 R). A nice full coin, good very fine and rare. £12,500

GAL003 Edward the Black Prince (1362-72), silver Hardi d’argent, La Rochelle, facing half-length crowned figure pointing finger and holding sword, breaking inner beaded circle, colon stops in legend, Mint letter R at end of legend, rev long cross pattée, lion and lis in alternate angles, cinquefoil stops, 1.03g (Elias 206 RR). Ghosting of cross on reverse evident on obverse, otherwise toned a bold very fine and very rare. £450

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GAL004 Henry VI (1422-53), King of France and England, Salut d’or, Paris Mint, Angel Gabriel in profile left behind quartered Arms of France and England, facing Virgin Mary with nimbus, behind Arms of France, ave on scroll reads upwards between them, within beaded circle, initial mark crown both sides, colon stops henricvs: dei: gra : fracorv : z : aglie : rex rev central long cross, fleur de lis to left, lion to right, h below, all within tressure of ten arcs, fleur de lis on cusps, all within beaded circle, mullet stops in legend, xpc *vihcit* xpc* reghat* xpc* imperat 3.47g (Elias 264). Nick on reverse, otherwise a little undulating, good very fine. £2,500

GAL005 Henry VI, King of France and England, Salut d’or, Paris Mint, Angel Gabriel in profile left behind quartered Arms of France and England, facing Virgin Mary with nimbus, behind Arms of France, ave on scroll reads upwards between them, within beaded circle, initial mark crown both sides, colon stops h enricvs: dei: gra: fracorv : z : aglie : rex rev central long cross, fleur de lis to left, lion to right, h below, all within tressure of ten arcs, fleur de lis on cusps, all within beaded circle, mullet stops in legend, xpc *vihcit* xpc* reghat* xpc* imperat 3.49g (Elias 264). Nick on obverse, from different dies to previous coin, otherwise good very fine. £2,750

GAL006 Henry VI, King of France and England, Salut d’or, Paris Mint, Angel Gabriel in profile left behind quartered Arms of France and England, facing Virgin Mary with nimbus, behind Arms of France, ave on scroll reads downwards between them, within beaded circle, initial mark crown both sides, colon stops henricvs: dei: gra : fracorv : z : aglie : rex rev central long cross, fleur de lis to left, lion to right, h below, all within tressure of ten arcs, fleur de lis on cusps, all within beaded circle, mullet stops and capital letter M in legend, xpc *vihcit* xpc* reghat * xpc * imperat 3.49g (Elias 264b R). Nearly extremely fine and rare. £3,750

GAL007 Henry VI, King of France and England, Salut d’or, Rouen Mint, Angel Gabriel in profile left behind quartered Arms of France and England, facing Virgin Mary with nimbus, behind Arms of France, ave on scroll reads downwards between them, within beaded circle, initial mark lion both sides, colon stops henricvs: dei: gra: fracorv : z : aglie : rex rev central long cross, fleur de lis to left, lion to right, h below, all within tressure of ten arcs, fleur de lis on cusps, all within beaded circle, pellet in annulet under final T of legend, mullet stops in legend, xpc *vihcit* xpc* reghat* xpc* imperat 3.45g (Elias 270c R). Nearly extremely fine and rare. £2,250 www.baldwin.co.uk

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Rare Salut d’Or of the Saint-Lo Mint

GAL008 Henry VI, King of France and England, Salut d’or, Saint-Lô Mint, Angel Gabriel in profile left behind quartered Arms of France and England, facing Virgin Mary with nimbus, behind Arms of France, ave on scroll reads downwards between them, within beaded circle, initial mark fleur de lis both sides, annulet under first R of legend, colon stops hericvs: dei: gra:fracorv: z: aglie: rex rev central long cross, fleur de lis to left, lion to right, h below, all within tressure of ten arcs, fleur de lis on cusps, all within beaded circle, annulet under first C of legend, mullet stops in legend, xpc *vihcit* xpc* reghat* xpc* imperat 3.45g (Elias 271a R). Ghosting of reverse cross evident on obverse, note lack of N in King’s name, practically extremely fine and pleasing. £3,500

GAL009 Henry VI, King of France and England, Grand Blanc Aux Ecus, Le Mans Mint, shields of France and England side by side, “hericvs” above with abbreviation mark, within beaded and linear circles, initial mark root both sides, with pellet to left of mark on obverse, rev Latin cross, fleur de lis to left, lion to right, “hericvs” below underlined with abbreviation mark, within beaded and linear circles, 2.93g (Elias 285 R). Edge chip, very dark tone, otherwise very fine and rare. £425

GAL010 Henry VI, King of France and England, Grand Blanc Aux Ecus, Le Mans Mint, shields of France and England side by side, “hericvs” above with abbreviation mark, within beaded and linear circles, initial mark root both sides, without pellet to left of mark on obverse, rev Latin cross, fleur de lis to left, lion to right, “hericvs” below underlined with abbreviation mark, within beaded and linear circles, 2.79g (Elias 285a R). Toned, nearly very fine and rare, the omission of the pellet by obverse mark was ordered on 17th July 1432. £275

GAL011 Henry VI, King of France and England, Grand Blanc Aux Ecus, Rouen Mint, shields of France and England side by side, “hericvs” above without abbreviation mark, within beaded and linear circles, initial mark lion both sides, rev Latin cross, fleur de lis to left, lion to right, “hericvs” below underlined with abbreviation mark, within beaded and linear circles, 3.20g (Elias 287b R). Weak in parts, abbreviation mark on obverse appears to be absent, light green tone, nearly very fine and rare. £250 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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English Hammered Gold

BH001 Edward III (1327-77), Noble, Transitional Treaty Period (1361-3), London, King standing in ship holding sword and shield, three whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, and two to right, ornaments on top line of hull 1-11-11-1 quatrefoils 4/3, saltire stops both sides, edwardvs dei gra rex angl dens hyb note the reading of the Latin title of Lord, rev large closed E in central compartment with annulets on angles, upon ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, all within tressure of eight arcs, large fleurs in spandrels, initial mark cross pattée, ihc avtem tranciens p medivm illorr ibat 7.68g. (Schneider -; Doubleday -; Lawrence dies Cb/7; N.1222; S.1499). Weak at centre both sides, struck from a slightly rusted obverse die of a very rare variety, very fine, no example present in either the Schneider Collection or Doubleday. £5,000

BH002 Edward III, Noble, Treaty Period (1361-9), Calais Mint, King standing in ship holding sword and shield, flag at stern, four whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, and two to right, ornaments on top line of hull -11-11 with lions right, quatrefoils 3/3, no lower part to bowsprit, saltire stops both sides, quatrefoil before legend, edward dei gra rex angl dns hyb z aqt with Aquitaine title, rev large closed C in central compartment with trefoils on angles, upon ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, all within tressure of eight arcs, large fleurs in spandrels, initial mark cross pattée, ihc avtem transiens per mediv illorvm ibat 7.69g. (cf. Schneider 102; cf. Doubleday 269; N.1236; S.1504). Well struck on a broad flan, tiny pinhole in legend at area of weakness from possible mounting, otherwise toned, a bold very fine. £3,500

BH003

BH004

BH003 Edward III, Half-Noble, Treaty Period (1361-9), London, King standing in ship holding sword and shield, flag at stern, three whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, and two to right, ornaments on top line of hull -11-11 with lions left, quatrefoils 3/2, saltire stops both sides, annulet before legend, edward dei g rex angl d hyb z aqit with Aquitaine title, rev large closed E in central compartment with trefoils on angles, upon ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, all within tressure of eight arcs, large fleurs in spandrels, initial mark cross pattée, domine ne in fvrore tvo argvas me last A barred, all others not 3.80g. (cf. Schneider 88-89; cf. Doubleday 237-9; Lawrence dies 1; N.1239; S.1507). A little weak on high points, good portrait, good very fine. £3,000 BH004 Edward III, Quarter-Noble, Treaty Period (1361-9), quartered shield of arms within twin linear tressures of eight arcs, stalked trefoils on cusps, blank spandrels, all within beaded circle, initial mark cross pattée and saltire stops both sides, +edward dei gra rex angl Treaty style x, rev fleur de lis in central compartment with trefoils on angles, upon ornate cross with lis terminals, lion in each angle, all within tressure of eight arcs, beaded circle surrounding, +exaltabitvr in gloria 1.68g. (Schneider 84; Lawrence 4/4; N.1243; S.1510). Perhaps a touch clipped, otherwise good very fine. £750 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BH005 Richard II (1377-99), Noble, Calais Mint, King standing in ship holding sword and shield, flag at stern, four whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three uneven ropes to left, and one to right, ship appears to be sinking somewhat into sea, no lower part to bowsprit, saltire stops both sides, ric ard dei gra rex angl dns hib z aqt, rev. letter R in central compartment with broken trefoils on angles, upon ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, all within tressure of eight arcs, large fleurs in spandrels, initial mark cross pattée, ihc avtem transiens per mediv illorvm ibat some stops absent, 7.68g. (cf. Schneider 145/144; Webb-Ware 2a; N.1306; S.1661). Quite a blundered strike, unusual obverse style with large King and sunken hull, weak in parts but very fine overall, extremely rare. £3,500 ex Bredgar Hoard, Kent, found 1940 (131 gold coins) G V Doubleday, Glendining, 20 November 1961, lot 39, sold for £50 hammer

BH006 Richard II, Quarter-Noble, London, quartered shield of arms with four lis in upper left quarter, within twin linear tressures of eight arcs, stalked trefoils on cusps, blank spandrels, all within beaded circle, initial mark cross pattée and saltire stops both sides, +ricard di gra rex ang rev fleur de lis in central compartment with trefoils on angles, upon ornate cross with lis terminals, lion in each angle, all within tressure of eight arcs, beaded circle surrounding, +exaltabitvr in gloria 1.55g. (Schneider 138-141; Webb-Ware 1b; N.1318; S.1673). Clipped and cleaned, otherwise very fine. £750

BH007 Edward IV, first reign (1461-70), Ryal of Ten Shillings, light coinage (1465-70), London, King standing in ship holding sword and shield, three whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, and one to right, E on flag at stern, rose on hull, quatrefoils 3/3, trefoil stops and initial mark sun both sides, e dward di gra rex angl z franc rev rose at centre on sunburst, over cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, all within beaded and linear tressure of eight arcs, fleurs in spandrels, beaded circle surrounding, first N over S in legend, stop between I and B, ihc avt tranniens per medivm illorvm i.bat 7.59g. (Schneider 351 / -; N.1549; S.1950). Scratch to right of shield, weak in parts, otherwise very fine and unusual with the overstrike in reverse legend. £3,500

BH008 Edward IV, first reign (1461-70), Half-Ryal of Five Shillings, light coinage (1465-70), London, King standing in ship holding sword and shield, three whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, and one to right, E on flag at stern, rose on hull, trefoil stops both sides, e dward di gra rex angl z franc rev rose at centre on sunburst, over cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, all within beaded and linear tressure of eight arcs, trefoils in spandrels, beaded circle surrounding, initial mark crown, domine ne in fvrore tvo argvas me 3.78g. (cf. Schneider 387; N.1554; S.1959). Weak in parts, otherwise very fine. £2,500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BH009 Edward IV, second reign (1471-83), Angel, London, St Michael killing dragon with lance, beaded circle surrounding, initial mark pierced cinquefoil (1480-3), e dward di gra rex angl z franc rev ship sailing right, quartered shield upon hull, cross above, E to left, rose to right, ropes 2/1 with long bowsprit, initial mark cinquefoil per crvcem tva salva nos xpc redemt saltire stops both sides, 5.00g. (cf. Schneider 467; N.1626; S.2091A). A little weak on dragon head, otherwise good very fine. £2,750

BH010 Henry VII (1485-1509), Angel, class IV, St Michael killing dragon with lance, beaded circle surrounding, initial mark crosslet (1504-5) both sides, tall thin lettering, henric di gra rex angl z fra rev ship sailing right, no bowsprit, quartered shield upon hull, cross above, h to left, rose to right, ropes 2/1, per crvce tva salva nos xpe rede saltire stops both sides, 5.13g. (Schneider -; N.1698; S.2186). Once cleaned, lightly toned, weak in parts, otherwise a bold very fine and rare with the taller letters. £2,500

BH011 Henry VIII (1509-47), Angel, first coinage (1509-26), St Michael killing dragon with lance, beaded circle surrounding, initial mark castle and saltire stops both sides, with saltire and pellet by nimbus of Angel, henric viii di gra rex agl z fra rev ship sailing right, quartered shield upon hull, cross above, h to left, rose to right, ropes 2/1 with bowsprit crossing, per crvce tva salva nos xpe rede saltire stops both sides, 5.15g. (Schneider 558; N.1760; S.2265). Struck on a full flan, weak in parts, one light crease, nearly extremely fine. £3,500

BH012 Henry VIII, Angel, third coinage (1544-7), St Michael killing dragon with lance, beaded circle surrounding, initial mark lis both sides, annulet above nimbus, slipped trefoil stops both sides, henric 8 d g agl fra z hib rex rev ship sailing right, quartered shield upon hull, annulet on side, cross above, h to left, rose to right, ropes 2/1 with bowsprit crossing, per crvce tva salva nos xpe rede 4.99g. (cf. Schneider 622; N.1760; S.2299). Creased and straightened, weak in parts, otherwise very fine. £2,000 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BH013 Henry VIII, Halfcrown, third coinage (1544-7), transposed legends, initial mark pellet in annulet both sides, crowned rose, crowned H to left, crowned R to right, within beaded circle, slipped trefoil stops both sides, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, crowned H to left, crowned R to right, within beaded circle, 1.54g. (cf. Schneider 636-9; N.1837; S.2311). Quite double struck, legend blundered with parts appearing twice or absent, obverse initial mark appears twice, a bold fine and very unusual with Roman capital crowned H each side by shield, not present in Schneider or Adams, very rare. £950

BH014 Henry VIII, Quarter-Angel, third coinage (1544-7), St Michael wearing tunic killing dragon with lance, beaded circle surrounding, initial mark lis both sides, slipped trefoil stops both sides, henricvs viii di gra aglie rev ship sailing right, quartered shield upon hull, annulet on side, cross above, h to left, rose to right, ropes 2/1 with bowsprit crossing, francie et hibernie rex 1.23g. (Schneider 629; N.1832; S.2304A). Weak in parts, toned about very fine and rare. £2,000 ex David Dupree Collection, purchased by Spink early 1989 Magnus Collection, 28 March 2012, lot 879

A Trio of Edward VI Half-Sovereigns

BH015

BH016

BH015 Edward VI (1547-53), Half-Sovereign, Southwark Mint, second period (Jan.1549-Apr.1550), transposed legends, bare head bust in armour right, within beaded circle, initial mark Y both side, scvtvm fidei proteget evm rosette and lozenge stops, rev quartered arms on crowned frame E to left, R to right, within beaded circle, edward vi d g agl fra z hib rex lozenge and contraction mark stops, 5.19g. (Schneider 686; N.1908; S.2435). Obverse portrait slightly double struck, very fine, reverse well-centred and better, pleasing and rare. £7,500 BH016 Edward VI, Half-Sovereign, Southwark Mint, second period (Jan.1549-Apr.1550), crowned bust in armour right, within linear circle, initial mark Y both side, edward vi d g agl fra z hib rex lozenge and contraction mark stops, rev quartered arms on crowned frame E to left, R to right, within linear circle, scvtvm fidei proteget evm rosette and lozenge stops, 5.41g. (Schneider 687; N.1911; S.2438). Double struck and die flawed on obverse, weak on part of reverse, otherwise about very fine. £5,500

BH017 Edward VI, Half-Sovereign, Tower Mint, third period (Dec.1550-Jul.1553), half-length armoured figure crowned right holding sword and orb, within beaded circle, initial mark tun and small lettering both sides, edward vi d g agl fra z hib rex pellet and contraction mark stops both sides, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, E to left, R to right, within beaded circle, his avtem transie per mei illor ibat 4.92g. (Schneider 695; N.1928; S.2451). A little weak in parts, red tone on reverse, die flaw on reverse crown arch, scratch to left of shield, otherwise a bold very fine. £5,750 ex A H Baldwin Fixed Price List, Winter 2008, item BH016

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BH018 Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Pound, sixth issue (1583-1600), crowned bust left, beaded circle surrounding, initial mark woolpack (1594-6), elizabeth d g ang fra et hib regina annulet and contraction mark stops, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, E to left, R to right, beaded circle surrounding, scvtvm fidei proteget evm annulet stops, 11.05g. (Schneider 799; N.2008; S.2534). Small flan split, once polished, starting to tone copper red over a myriad of hairlines, hairline scratch behind bust in field, otherwise very fine, reverse better. £9,750 ex Spink Auction, 22 June 2011, lot 692

Very Rare ‘Ship Sailing Left’ Elizabeth I Angel

BH019 Elizabeth I, Angel, fourth issue, St Michael killing dragon with lance, beaded circle surrounding, initial mark eglantine (1574-8) both sides, pellet and contraction mark stops both sides, elizabeth d g ang fr et hi regina rev ship sailing left, quartered shield upon hull, cross above, E to left, rose to right, ropes 2/3 with bowsprit crossing, beaded circle surrounding, a dno factvm est istvd et est mirabi 5.15g. (Schneider 766; N.1991/2; S.2515). Some double striking on reverse, toned, about very fine to very fine and very rare with left facing ship. £4,500

BH020 Elizabeth I, Half-Angel, fourth issue, St Michael killing dragon with lance, beaded circle surrounding, initial mark eglantine (1574-8) both sides, pellet and contraction mark stops both sides, elizabeth d g ang fr et hi regina rev ship sailing right, quartered shield upon hull, cross above, E to left, rose to right, ropes 2/1 with bowsprit crossing, beaded circle surrounding, last A of legend over an R, a dno factvm est istvd et est mira 2.37g (cf. Schneider 771; N.1992/1; S.2517). Toned, nearly extremely fine and pleasing, thus very rare. £4,750

BH021 James I (1603-25), Rose Ryal, second coinage (1604-19), King in robes seated facing on throne within tressure, holding orb and sceptre, portcullis below, initial mark tower (1612-3), both sides, iacobvs d g mag brit fran et hiber rex pellet and contraction mark stops both sides, rev quartered shield upon large rose, within beaded circle, a dno factvm est istvd et est mirab in ocv nris 13.66g (Schneider 10; N.2079; S.2613). Double struck on reverse, weak on parts of obverse, nearly very fine. £8,000 www.baldwin.co.uk

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The Unique Initial Mark Book James I Rose Ryal

BH022 James I, Rose Ryal, second coinage (1604-19), King in robes seated facing on throne within tressure, holding orb and sceptre, portcullis below, initial mark book (1616-8) possibly over tun both sides, iacobvs d g mag brit fran et hiber rex pellet and contraction mark stops both sides, rev quartered shield upon large rose, within beaded circle, a dno factvm est istvd et est mirab in ocvlis nris 13.61g (Schneider -; N.2079; S.2613). Light crease on obverse, weak on parts, nearly very fine, the only known specimen with this initial mark, of highest rarity. £15,000 ex J G Murdoch, Sotheby, 31st March 1903, lot 684, sold for £3/10 Glendining, 25 May 1938, lot 225, sold for £42 H M Lingford, part II, Glendining, 20 June 1951, lot 889 Baldwin’s Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 764

BH023 James I, Double Crown, second coinage (1604-19), fifth crowned bust right, within beaded circle, initial mark cinquefoil (1613-5) both sides, iacobvs d g mag bri fran et hi rex pellet and contraction mark stops both sides, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, I to left, R to right, within beaded circle, henricvs rosas regna iacobvs double pellet stops, 4.95g (Schneider 37-38; N.2088; S.2623). Die flaw at centre of obverse, weak in parts, with a good face, a little double struck on reverse, otherwise good very fine with a good pedigree. £2,000 ex Sir Kenyon Vaughan-Morgan, Sotheby, 17th June 1935, lot 81 Lord Grantley, Glendining, 23rd March 1943, lot 74 Spink Numismatic Circular, December 2003, item HS1465

BH024 James I, Britain Crown, second coinage (1604-19), crowned bust right, within beaded circle, initial mark crescent (1616-8) both sides, iacobvs d g mag bri fra et hi rex pellet and contraction mark stops both sides, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, I to left of crown, R to right, within beaded circle, henricvs rosas regna iacob pellet stops, 2.47g (Schneider -; N.2092; S.2626). Struck on a broad flan, with a red tone, double struck on reverse, good very fine and pleasing and very rare, the mark not represented in Schneider for this denomination. £1,500

BH025 James I, Laurel, third coinage (1619-25), fourth laureate and draped bust left, straight ties at back of head, value behind, within beaded circle, initial mark lis (1623-4) both sides, iacobvs d g ma br fr ett hi rex colon pellet stops, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, on long cross fourchée, beaded circle surrounding, faciam eos in gentem vnam no stops, 8.92g (Schneider -; N.2114; S.2638B). Double struck, more so on reverse, the double T in obverse legend probably from the double strike, the small straight tie with this mark not present in Schneider, good very fine. £2,500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BH026 James I, Laurel, third coinage (1619-25), fourth laureate and draped bust left, bracket ties at back of head, value behind, within beaded circle, initial mark lis (1623-4) both sides, iacobvs d g mag bri fra et hi rex colon pellet stops, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, on long cross fourchée, beaded circle surrounding, faciam eos in gentem vnam no stops, 8.99g (Schneider 86-7; N.2114; S.2638C). Double struck on forehead, on a broad flan, perhaps once cleaned, now lightly toned, good very fine. £2,500

BH027 James I, Laurel, third coinage (1619-25), fourth laureate and draped bust left, straight ties at back of head, value behind, within beaded circle, initial mark trefoil (1624-5) both sides, iacobvs d g mag bri fra et hib rex colon pellet stops, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, on long cross fourchée, beaded circle surrounding, faciam eos in gentem vnam no stops, 9.06g (Schneider -; N.2114; S.2638B). A little weak in parts, the trefoil mark with this bust not present in Schneider, very fine. £2,000

BH028 Charles I (1625-49), Unite, London Tower Mint, group B, crowned bust in ruff left, value behind, beaded circle surrounding, initial mark cross calvary (1626-7) both sides, carolvs d g mag bri fra et hi rex colon pellet stops, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, beaded circle surrounding, florent concordia regna pellet stop at end of legend, 8.95g (cf.Schneider 120-1; Brooker 30-1; N.2148; S.2687). Weakly struck face, reverse from a rusted die, light tone, about very fine to very fine and rare. £1,450 ex Dr E Burstal Collection, not in sales, with his aged ticket, quoting bought from “Whitehouse £9/9/-“ Sold to A H Baldwin by his Estate in 1988

BH029

BH030

BH029 Charles I, Crown, London Tower Mint, group B, crowned bust in ruff left, value behind, no inner circle either side, initial mark castle (1627-8) both sides, over blackamoor’s head on reverse, carolvs d g ma br fr et hi rex colon pellet stops, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, cvltores svi devs protegit no stops, 2.19g (Schneider 228; Brooker 193; N.2181; S.2711). Weakly struck good fine to nearly very fine and very rare. £650 BH030 Charles I, Crown, London Tower Mint, group B, crowned bust in ruff left, value behind, beaded circle surrounding, initial mark plumes (1630-1) both sides, carolvs d g ma br fr et hi rex colon pellet stops, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, beaded circle surrounding, cvltores svi devs protegit no stops, 2.22g (Schneider 236; Brooker 199A; N.2182; S.2712). Weakly struck in parts, with an attractive red tone, a bold very fine and very rare. £950 www.baldwin.co.uk

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A Rare Example of the First Oxford Mint Triple Unite

BH031 Charles I, Triple Unite, 1642, Oxford Mint, half-length crowned and armoured figure of King left holding upright sword and palm branch, Oxford plume in field behind, portrait meets beaded circle top and bottom, initial mark Oxford plume, legend reads carolvs. d:g: mag: brit: fr: et. hib: rex outer beaded border both sides, rev initial mark four pellets at left of legend, Declaration inscription in three wavy lines on continuous scroll, relig: prot / : leg : ang / liber : par date below, value between pellets and three Oxford plumes above, top plume touches beaded circle surrounding, legend reads exvrgat: devs: dissipentvr: inimici 27.10g (Beresford-Jones dies I/S1; Schneider 284; Brooker 830; N.2381; S.2724). Lightly toned, one small rim bruise, well struck with wear only on the highest points, hairlined, a bold very fine and according to Beresford-Jones, the first type of Triple Unite struck at Oxford, very rare. ÂŁ57,500 ex Samuel King Collection, Spink, 5 May 2005, lot 75

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An Exceptionally Well-Struck Example of the ‘Scarf’ Type Oxford Triple Unite

BH110 Charles I, Triple Unite, 1643, Oxford Mint, half-length crowned and armoured figure of King with scarf, left holding upright sword and palm branch, Oxford plume in field behind, portrait meets beaded circle top and bottom, initial mark Oxford plume, legend reads carolvs. d:g: magn: brit: fr: et. hi: rex outer beaded border both sides, rev no initial mark, Declaration inscription in three wavy lines on continuous scroll, relig: prot: / leg:.: angl : / liber : par . date below, value between pellets and three Oxford plumes above, linear circle surrounding, legend reads on further scroll exvrgat: devs: et: dissipentvr: inimici: 26.94g (Beresford-Jones dies V/S5; Schneider 291; Brooker 836; N.2383; S.2726). Slightly double-struck on a broad flan, this die combination is notorious for weak striking and this specimen is amongst the finest of its ilk, toned extremely fine with a great pedigree, very rare. £155,000 ex Thomas Bliss, Sotheby, 22 March 1916, lot 346 Glendining, 20th November 1980, lot 38 Triton I, CNG. Auction 44, 2-3rd December 1997, lot 2259

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A Very Rare 1644 Oxford Mint Unite

BH032 Charles I, Unite, 1644, Oxford Mint, crowned and armoured bust left, holding upright sword and palm branch, value in field behind, portrait meets beaded circle top and bottom, initial mark Oxford plume, legend reads carolvs d g mag bri fr et hib rex pellet and colon stops, rev no initial mark, Declaration inscription in three wavy lines on continuous scroll, relig: prot: / leg: ang: / liber: par. date and ox below, three Oxford plumes above, legend reads on from Declaration scroll exvrgat devs et dissipentvr inimici pellet stops,8.99g (Beresford-Jones dies -/18; Schneider 326; Brooker 854; N.2389; S.2735A). Slightly double struck on obverse, the obverse die being only published for the first time in Brooker, a little short of flan in strike with two small flan splits as a consequence, pleasing red tone, good very fine and very rare indeed. £12,500 ex V J E Ryan, Glendining, 28 June 1950, lot 541, sold for £27 F W Willis, Glendining, 5 June 1991, lot 274 A H Baldwin Fixed Price List, Winter 2008, BH026

A Selection of Four Very Rare Commonwealth Unites

BH033

BH034

BH033 Commonwealth (1649-60), Unite, 1649, sloping 9 in date, English shield within laurel and palm branch, initial mark sun, the commonwealth of england rev English and Irish shield, value and pellets above within beaded circle, date above, god with vs 9.02g (cf. Schneider 337; N.2715; S.3208). Lightly toned, a few light surface marks, a bold very fine and rare as the initial date of the Commonwealth gold coinage, the Schneider coin has a more upright 9 in date, a rare date. £12,500 BH034 Commonwealth, Unite, 1651, 1 struck over a 0, English shield within laurel and palm branch, initial mark sun, the commonwealth of england rev English and Irish shield, value and pellets above within beaded circle, date above, god with vs 9.02g (Schneider 339; N.2715; S.3208). Attractively toned, a few light nicks both sides, nearly extremely fine, a more common date but very rare with 1 over 0. £14,500

BH035

BH036

Commonwealth, Unite, 1652, English shield within laurel and palm branch, initial mark sun, the rev English and Irish shield, value and pellets above within beaded circle, date above, god with vs 8.86g (Schneider 340; N.2715; S.3208). A few surface marks both sides, otherwise nearly very fine, a very rare date indeed. £10,000 BH035

commonwealth of england

Commonwealth, Unite, 1654, English shield within laurel and palm branch, initial mark sun, the rev English and Irish shield, value and pellets above within beaded circle, date above, god with vs 8.86g (Schneider 342; N.2715; S.3208). With a very attractive red tone, a bold to good very fine, a rare date. £16,500 BH036

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British Hammered Silver HALF-POUND

BH037 Charles I (1625-49), Half-Pound, 1642, Oxford Mint, initial mark plume, King on horseback left with flowing sash, horse over arms and militaria, Oxford plume in field, legend and borders surrounding with colon stops, rev initial mark seven pellets, declaration in two straight lines, value and three Oxford plumes above, date below, colon stops in legend, 60.40g (Brooker 868; N.2403; S.2945). Some light striations and surface crazing, a couple of digs on obverse, rim bruise on reverse, weak in parts otherwise toned very fine. £3,000 ex M G Linger Collection, CNG Auction 88, 14th September 2011, lot 2049

CROWNS

BH038 Charles I (1625-49), Crown, Tower Mint under Parliament, type 4, King on horseback left holding upright sword with flowing sash, initial mark sun (1645-6) both sides, beaded inner and outer circles and legend surrounding, rev. oval quartered shield of arms, 29.04g. (FRC XXIV/XXXVII; Brooker 272; N.2198; S.2761). A couple of tiny flan splits, softly struck on horseman as usual, toned, about very fine, reverse better. £2,250

BH039 Charles I, Crown, Nicholas Briot’s coinage (1631-9), first milled issue, King on horseback left with upright sword, flowing sash behind, ground below, initial mark flower and B, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, crowned C to left, crowned R to right, small B over crown, 29.68g (Brooker 714; N.2298; S.2852). Toned, fully round without annealing flaws, lightly haymarked with rim bruise, nearly very fine and pleasing. £2,250 ex Baldwin Winter Fixed Price List, Winter 2009, BH038

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BH040 Charles I, Crown, Exeter Mint, 1644, King on horseback left with upright sword, sash behind tied in bow, initial mark rose (1644-5) both sides, rev oval quartered shield of arms, date either at end of legend, 29.44g (Brooker 1034; N.2557; S.3058). Flan crack to horse leg, toned, a bold very fine for issue and pleasing for this issue. £1,500

BH041 Commonwealth (1649-60), Crown, 1653, with inverted A for V on reverse, English shield within laurel and palm branch, initial mark sun, rev English and Irish shield, value above within beaded circle, date above, 29.78g (ESC 6A R3; N.2719; S.3214). A little weak in parts, toned, a bold very fine and rare. £3,000

BH042 Commonwealth, Crown, 1656, with 6 of date over smaller 6 and a 4, English shield within laurel and palm branch, initial mark sun, rev English and Irish shield, value above within beaded circle, date above, 29.94g (ESC 9A; N.2719; S.3214). Toned, fully round, a pleasing very fine. £3,750

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SIEGE PIECE – THREE SHILLINGS

Presenting the Finest Known Specimen of the Carlisle Obsidional Three-Shillings

BH043 Charles I, Three-Shillings, 1645, C.R crowned with pierced rosette either side, value .III.s below, within linear circle, cross on top of crown breaks circle, border of dots surrounding, six pellet jewels on crown band and on upper arches, two pellets in within crown arches, rev struck en médaille, legend in two lines, obs carl pellet in O, S above the other letters, short line above L, this first line breaks surrounding linear circle at both ends, date below, pellet either side, pierced rosette below, border of dots surrounding all, 16.03g (Brooker 1218-9; Nelson 2; N.2634; S.3136). Slight flan crack and raised die flaw on reverse, a couple of nicks and weak in parts, the finest known of the two line type of this extremely rare siege piece, the known survivors number in single figures, good very fine for issue. £40,000 Bought Spink & Son Ltd, July 1979 with ticket in hand of May Sinclair priced at £4,500. Magnus Collection, Spink Auction 212, 28th March 2012, lot 960 According to Nelson, Carlisle was defended by Royalist forces under the command of Sir Thomas Glemham from October 1644 until 25th June 1645 when surrendered to Davis Leslie (later Lord Newark) commander of the invading Scottish force. The City was never assaulted and the surrender was brought about partly due to lack of food and the hopelessness of relief. The defeat of the Royalist forces at Naseby on 14th June 1645 had made further resistance seem all the more in vain. After negotiation the circa 700 defenders were allowed to march out of the City with all honours of war on 25 June 1645. One of the citizens within the City named Tullie left a detailed account of developments from around Christmas 1644 when all corn was stored, no doubt for rationing. A “good while after” an order was published to bring in plate to be coined which the citizens did. From these donations two denominations were struck the Three Shillings and the Shilling, the former in much smaller quantity no doubt. The coinage was struck from some 1,162 ounces of silver plate, though about 86 ounces was lost in melting and refining, leaving some 1,076 ounces to strike the actual coins at six shillings an ounce. This resulted in £323 worth of coins, the majority of which would have been shillings and Nelson suggests a ratio of 1,000 Three Shilling pieces to 3,460 shillings which sounds viable, though this cataloguer feels the ratio may have been more like 500 Three Shillings to 4,960 Shillings, as a need for smaller change for 700 individual soldiers to spend with the populus being defended would make much more sense. From another contemporary source we learn the coins were issued from 30th May 1645 which gave an issue and circulation period of only up to one month; the Shilling is very rare today and the Three Shilling even more so. This is the finest piece known offered here which first appeared for sale privately through Spink in July 1979.

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HALFCROWNS

BH044 Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Halfcrown, mint mark 1, (1601), elaborate crowned bust left, holding orb and sceptre which points to I, three fingers on handle, rev quartered shield of arms on cross fourchée, 14.86g. (N.2013; S.2583). Well struck and fully round, light scratch by sceptre, otherwise very fine and pleasing. £3,750

BH045 Charles I, Halfcrown, Tower Mint, type 3a1, King on horseback left with upright sword, flowing sash behind, initial mark crown (1635-6) both sides, rev oval quartered shield of arms, 14.75g (Bull 261 / 23; Brooker 325-330; N.2209; S.2773). Toned, good very fine for issue, with an excellent depiction of the King. £550

BH046 Charles I, Halfcrown, Tower Mint, type 3b, King on horseback left with upright sword and flowing scarf, beaded inner circle both sides, initial mark bell (1634-5), stop either side, rev quartered shield of arms, plume above, 14.59g. (Bull 226b/27; Brooker 322; N.2210; S.2774). Weak in parts, lightly toned, good face on King and horse, a bold very fine and rare. £675 This combination of Bull dies not recorded together in his publication

BH047 Charles I, Halfcrown, Tower Mint under Parliament, type 3a3, King on horseback left with upright sword, cloak behind, initial mark (P) (1643-4) both sides, rev oval quartered shield of arms, reverse initial mark off-centre, 14.99g (cf. Bull 490d/36; cf. Brooker 354; N.2213; S.2778). A superb specimen, although a little short of flan, toned, a little double struck, extremely fine, does not seem to match any of the Bull obverses illustrated, extremely rare. £750 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BH048 Charles I, Halfcrown, York Mint, type 7, armoured King with flowing scarf on horseback left with raised sword, horse tail between legs, ebor below, O over E possibly, beaded inner circle both sides, initial mark lion passant both sides, rev crowned oval quartered shield of arms, with lion skin garniture, 14.44g. (Bull 558; Besley 2c; Brooker 1087; N.2315; S.2869). Toned good fine, with a flan flaw on lower right quarter of shield, this coin seems to show an overstrike on the O of ebor which is not an R but resembles the centre of an E, the B may also be over something, unusual. £650 ex Robinson Collection, St James Auction 1, 13th October 2004, lot 167

The Extremely Rare Single Plume Halfcown of the Shrewsbury Mint

BH049 Charles I, Halfcrown, Shrewsbury Mint, 1642, armoured King with flowing scarf on horseback left with raised sword, Shrewsbury plume behind, initial mark pellet, rev Declaration in two lines between horizontal lines, single plume above, date below, 14.55g (Bull 585/2var.; Brooker 816/821; N.2373; S.2929). Weakly struck on legend, mainly on reverse, uneven shape and flan not fully spread, toned and one of the finer survivors of this very rare single plume issue, a pleasing very fine and extremely rare. £4,750

BH050 Charles I, Halfcrown, Oxford Mint, 1642, King on horseback left with raised sword, groundline below, Shrewsbury style, initial mark Shrewsbury plume rev declaration in two lines, three Oxford plumes above, date below, 15.18g. (Bull 590/2; Brooker 877; N.2409; S.2950). Weak in parts, double struck reverse, otherwise nearly very fine. £1,250 ex Alan Morris Collection, dispersed via Lloyd Bennett over a number of years, provenance cited in overspill of Bull

BH051 Charles I, Halfcrown, Oxford Mint, 1643, King on horseback left with raised sword, Oxford plume behind, initial mark plume rev declaration in two lines, three Oxford plumes above, date below, 14.84g (Bull 597/3a (Ox.1-6-3c.var) this coin; Brooker 883; N.2413; S.2954). Good detail on horseman, a little short of flan and weaker in legend, otherwise toned, a bold very fine and rare. £1,250 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BH052 Charles I, Halfcrown, Oxford Mint, 1643, King on horseback left with raised sword, groundline below, Oxford plume behind, initial mark plume rev declaration in two lines, three Oxford plumes above, date below, 14.55g (Bull 603/2; Brooker 892; N.2415; S.2955). Extensive light scratches around groundline, a little uneven in shape, otherwise practically very fine, with a pleasing horseman with bolder detail, rare. £1,100 ex Patrick Finn Memorial List 2001, item 300 Baldwin Auction 38, 4th October 2004, lot 421 Alan Morris Collection, dispersed via Lloyd Bennett over a number of years, provenance cited in overspill of Bull

BH053 Charles I, Halfcrown, Oxford Mint, 1643, smaller King on horseback left with raised sword, rocky ground below, Oxford plume behind, initial mark plume rev declaration in two lines, three Oxford plumes above, the central plume larger, date and ox below, 14.39g (Bull 607/27E; Brooker 900; N.2420; S.2963). Struck from a lightly rusted die, uneven shape, toned, a pleasing very fine for issue. £1,250 ex Spink Auction 117, 19th November 1996, lot 335 Alan Morris Collection, dispersed via Lloyd Bennett over a number of years, provenance cited in overspill of Bull

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BH055

BH054 Charles I, Halfcrown, Oxford Mint, 1644, smaller King on horseback left with raised sword, rocky ground below, Oxford plume behind, initial mark rosette, rev declaration in two lines, three Oxford plumes above, the central plume larger, date and ox below, 14.38g (Bull 610/11; Brooker 904; N.2421; S.2965). Weakly struck in parts, with a deep old scratch, toned, nearly very fine, reverse stronger and rare. £950 ex A H Baldwin, November 1993 Alan Morris Collection, dispersed via Lloyd Bennett over a number of years, provenance cited in overspill of Bull

BH055 Charles I, Halfcrown, Oxford Mint, 1644, smaller King on horseback left with raised sword, grassy ground below, Oxford plume behind, initial mark rosette and plume, rev declaration in two lines, three Oxford plumes above with rosette either side, the central plume larger, date with pellet either side and ox with rosette either side below, 14.84g (Bull 611/12; Brooker -; N.2423var.; S.2966). Weakly struck in parts, uneven shape, good fine, reverse stronger, very rare. £975 ex Alan Morris Collection, dispersed via Lloyd Bennett over a number of years, provenance cited in overspill of Bull

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An Exceptional ‘W’ Mint Halfcrown of Charles I

BH056 Charles I, Halfcrown, Worcester (W) Mint, King with flowing scarf on horseback left with raised sword, letter W and grassy ground below, beaded inner circle both sides, initial mark castle, rev crowned oval quartered shield of arms, with garniture and two small plumes, lis in reverse legend, initial mark group of three lis, 14.71g (Bull 668/9; Allen B-9; Brooker 1143; N.2588; S.3097). With considerable brilliance, a very pleasing coin, toned, good very fine and finer than those in Bull and the Adams Collection, extremely rare thus. £7,500 This coin seems to be the first of this variety to show the reverse initial mark clearly as three lis rather than the one that is assumed in Bull.

Extremely Rare ‘HC’ Mint Halfcrown with Impeccable Pedigree

BH057 Charles I, Halfcrown, Hartlebury Castle Mint, King with flowing scarf on horseback left with raised sword, beaded inner circle both sides, initial mark pear, rev crowned oval quartered shield of arms, with garniture, H C in lower garnishing, initial mark three pears 14.18g (Bull 679; Brooker 1137; N.2626; S.3129). A little weak and short of flan in parts, with light surface crack on reverse, toned, very fine for issue with a bold horse and extremely rare. £5,000 ex W J Whittaker, Sotheby, 2nd May 1894, lot 129 G J Bascom, Sotheby, 15th June 1914, lot 176 Spink Numismatic Circular, July 1943, no.21043 Marshall Collection, Spink Auction 167, 31st March 2004, lot 137

BH058 Charles I, Halfcrown, Chester Mint (1644), King on horseback left with flowing sash, beaded circle and legend surrounding, initial mark 3 pellet colon style, rev crowned quartered oval shield of arms with lion-skin garniture, beaded circle and legend surrounding, initial mark cinquefoil flower, 14.30g. (Bull 580; Brooker 1115; N.2628; S.3131). Tiny perforation from old short flan crack at rump of horse, struck on a broad round flan, toned, about very fine for this issue, extremely rare. £4,500 ex Thomas Bliss, Sotheby, 22nd March 1916, lot 417 part Col. H W Morrieson, Sotheby, 20th November 1933, lot 570 part V J E Ryan, Glendining, 22nd January 1952, lot 1164 sold for £15/10/Spink Numismatic Circular, March 1974, item 2311

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BH059 Charles I, Obsidional coinage, Halfcrown, 1646, Newark besieged, on lozenge shaped flan, large crown over value, C to left, R to right, beaded border both sides, rev inscription and date, 15.25g (Bull 687; Brooker 1222; N.2638; S.3140A). Attractively toned, good very fine. £2,950 With an old Seaby ticket dating from 1949

SHILLINGS

BH060 Henry VIII (1509-47), Testoon, third coinage (1544-7), debased issue, facing bust of older King within beaded circle, cross on crown breaks circle, double initial marks both sides, pellet in annulet and lis, 8 type legend, rev crown over Tudor Rose, crowned h to left and crowned R to right, slipped trefoil stops both sides, 6.51g (N.1841; S.2365). Flan split, uneven shape and weak in parts as usual for issue, only traces of face visible, fine to good fine. £1,100

BH061

BH062

BH061 Edward VI (1547-53), Shilling, second period (Jan.1549-Apr.1550), Southwark Mint, lighter issue, crowned bust right, type 1, transposed legends, initial mark Y both sides, date 1549 in Roman numerals on obverse, rev quartered arms upon frame, E to left, R to right, 3.45g (N.1918/2; S.2465A). Has been creased and straightened, evident on obverse, weak in parts, a bold fine for issue. £625 BH062 Edward VI, Shilling, second period (Jan.1549-Apr.1550), Southwark Mint, crowned bust right, type 3, initial mark Y both sides, date 1549 in Roman numerals on reverse, rev quartered arms upon frame, E to left, R to right, 4.46g (N.1918/2; S.2466B). Slight surface crack with traces of glue within, some residual dirt, the most wonderful facial portrait of the boy King, therefore good very fine. £850

An Exceptional Example of an Edward VI Fine Silver Shilling

BH063 Edward VI, Shilling, third period, fine silver issue (1551-3), facing crowned portrait, rose to left, value to right which breaks linear surrounding circle, initial mark tun both sides, rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, 5.80g (N.1937; S.2482). Attractively toned, with a superb portrait, practically as struck. £1,950 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BH064 Philip and Mary (1554-8), Shilling, undated, profile busts facing each other, crown above, full titles, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, value either side at top, 6.27g (N.1967; S.2498). Weak in parts, dark tone, a bold very fine and becoming hard to find this nice. £2,500

BH065 Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Shilling, sixth issue, crowned bust left within beaded circle, initial mark hand (1590-2), rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, 6.00g (N.2014; S.2577). Toned, nearly very fine, reverse better and a scarcer mark. £450

BH066

BH068

BH066 Charles I (1625-49), Shilling, York Mint, type 5, crowned bust left, value behind, lozenge above value, within beaded inner circle, initial mark lion passant left both sides, rev crowned quartered shield of arms with lion skin garniture, ebor in cartouche below, 4.55g (Brooker 1096-8; N.2320; S.2874). Clipped, with a couple of incised marks on rim, otherwise toned good very fine. £650

A Superb Provincial Charles I Shilling of Aberystwyth Mint

BH067 Charles I, Shilling, Aberystwyth Mint, crowned bust left, plume before, small value after, no inner circle, initial mark book both sides, rev quartered shield of arms, plumes above, inner circle surrounding, 5.94g (Brooker 749; N.2329; S.2882). Toned, good very fine, a pleasing specimen on par with the Brooker specimen, if not a little finer, very rare. £2,750 BH068 Charles I, Shilling, 1644, Exeter Mint, crowned bust left, value behind within beaded circle, initial mark rose both sides, rev oval quartered shield of arms, date in legend, 5.34g (Brooker 1062; N.2575; S.3085). Lightly creased, rusty mark on obverse legend, dark tone, otherwise good fine to nearly very fine. £950 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BH069 Charles I, Obsidional coinage, Shilling, 1645, Newark besieged, on lozenge shaped flan, large crown over value, C to left, R to right, beaded border both sides, rev inscription and date, newarke type, 5.84g (Brooker 1224; N.2640; S.3142). Toned, spot of resin on obverse, very fine. £2,250

BH070 Charles I, Obsidional coinage, Shilling, 1645, Newark besieged, on lozenge shaped flan, large crown over value, C to left, R to right, beaded border both sides, rev inscription and date, newark type, 5.94g (Brooker 1225; N.2640; S.3143). Toned, on a broad splayed out flan, elongated and unusual, very fine. £2,250 ex The Bobly Collection

BH071 Charles II (1660-85), Shilling, first hammered issue, crowned bust left, initial mark crown, rev quartered shield of arms upon cross fourchée, 6.04g (E.S.C.1009; N.2762; S.3308). Lightly toned, a little weak on the higher points, good very fine and rare. £2,500 NINEPENCE

BH072 Charles I, Obsidional coinage, Ninepence, 1646, Newark besieged, on lozenge shaped flan, large crown over value, C to left, R to right, beaded border both sides, rev inscription and date, 4.35g (Brooker 1226; N.2641; S.3145). Toned, double struck therefore widening the flan, otherwise very fine to good very fine. £2,000 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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SIXPENCES

BH073 Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Sixpence, milled issue, 1562, crowned bust left with plain dress, rose behind, initial mark star, rev inverted die axis, quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, date between stops above, 3.14g (N.2025/2; S.2594). Attractively toned, extremely fine. £1,500 ex R C Lockett, English part II, Glendining, 11-17th October 1956,lot 2049 part

BH074 Charles I (1625-49), Sixpence, Briot’s second Milled Issue, crowned bust left, value and lozenge stop behind, all within beaded circle, initial mark anchor both sides and legend surrounding, rev inverted die axis, quartered shield of arms upon cross fourchée, 2.81g (Brooker 732; N.2306; S.2860). Attractively toned, practically extremely fine without the usual adjustment flaws, very pleasing. £875

BH075

BH076

BH077

BH075 Commonwealth (1649-60), Sixpence, 1652, English shield within laurel and palm branch, initial mark sun, rev English and Irish shields, value above, date at top in legend, 2.81g (E.S.C. 1486; N.2726; S.3219). Some traces of double striking, weak in parts, very fine. £600 BH076 Commonwealth, Sixpence, 1656, English shield within laurel and palm branch, initial mark sun, rev English and Irish shields, value above, date at top in legend, 2.90g (E.S.C. 1492; N.2726; S.3219). Toned, weak in parts, very fine. £600 BH077 Commonwealth, Sixpence, 1658, English shield within laurel and palm branch, initial mark anchor, rev English and Irish shields, value above, date at top in legend, 2.68g (E.S.C. 1494 R3; N.2727; S.3220). Toned, weak in parts, nearly very fine and very rare. £2,000

BH078 Charles II (1660-85), Sixpence, first hammered issue, crowned bust left, initial mark crown, rev quartered shield of arms upon cross fourchée, 2.95g (E.S.C.1507; N.2765; S.3309). Toned, weak in parts, very fine. £1,250 www.baldwin.co.uk

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GROATS

Extremely Rare Groat of Edward I of Rarified Variety

BH079 Edward I (1272-1307), Groat, London, facing crowned bust with large broad face and short hair, crown with spread side fleurs, surrounding quatrefoil in two lines, drapery two wedges with three pellets below, triple pellet stops in legend, curule type X, initial mark cross pattée, rev long cross fourchée, upon twin concentric legends, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, X in legend with one curved foot, 5.05g (cf. Brady 5; Fox 2, variety f; SCBI 39, no.14 same dies, N.1006; S.1379F). Light flan split and surface crack into obverse, dark tone, otherwise good fine and one of the rarer varieties, very rare. £5,750

BH080 Edward III (1327-77), Groat, Treaty period (1361-69), London, facing crowned bust within tressure, fleurs on cusps, initial mark cross potent, double annulet stops on obverse, treaty x, rev double saltire stops on reverse, long cross fourchée, upon twin concentric legends, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, 4.35g (Lawrence 37/37; N.1255; S.1616). Weak in parts, a little uneven in shape, attractively toned, a bold very fine, and rare. £525 ex G V Doubleday, Glendining, 7th June 1972, lot 564 David Dupree Collection, purchased by Spink and Son Ltd 1989 Spink Numismatic Circular, June 1990, item 3393 Frank Brady Collection, Spink, 6th October 2011, lot 42

BH081 Richard II (1377-99), Groat, type Ia/II(c)A mule, London, facing crowned bust and lettering as on coins of Edward III, initial mark cross pattée, double saltire stops both sides, no pellet over crown, copula before francie , rev long cross fourchée, upon twin concentric legends, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, new lettering, reverse barred ns, contraction mark above second n 4.57g (Potter Ia/II(c)A; N.1320a/1320b; S.1678/1679). Toned, about very fine/very fine, and very rare, much clearer than usually seen for this poorly struck issue. £1,750 ex Studio Coins, Winchester, Hampshire Frank Brady Collection, Spink, 6th October 2011, lot 55

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The Exceptional Front Cover Coin From the Brady Collection

BH082 Henry VI, first reign (1422-61), Groat, rosette-mascle issue (1430-31), Calais, facing crowned bust within tressure, fleurs on six cusps, initial mark crosses IIIa/V, rosette punctuation on obverse, mascle after rex, rev long cross fourchée, upon twin concentric legends, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, rosette after cali/sie, mascle before la 3.77g (Whitton 24b; N.1446; S.1859). Attractively toned, with a superb portrait, the front cover coin from the Brady Collection, a pleasing extremely fine and rare thus. £1,000 ex Spink Numismatic Circular, July 1990, item 4283 Frank Brady Collection, Spink, 6th October 2011, lot 97

BH083 Henry VI, first reign, Groat, London, mule of rosette-mascle and pinecone-mascle issues (c.1431), Groat, facing crowned bust within tressure, initial mark crosses IIIb/V, obverse with rosette punctuation, mascle after rex, rev long cross fourchée, upon twin concentric legends, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, pinecone after posvi and don, first i in civi overstruck on v 3.82g, (Whitton 17a/variety; N.1445/1460; S.1858/1874). Lightly toned, good very fine. £600 ex R C Lockett, English part II, Glendining, 11-17th October 1956, lot 1454 part David Dupree Collection, purchased by Spink and Son Ltd 1989 Spink Numismatic Circular, July 1990, item 4284 Frank Brady Collection, Spink, 6th October 2011, lot 101

BH084 Henry VI, first reign, Groat, Calais, mule of pinecone-mascle and leaf-mascle issues (c.1432/3), facing crowned bust within tressure, initial mark crosses IIIb/IVb, no trefoils at neck or above bust, mascle after rex, pinecone before rex and gra, rev long cross fourchée, upon twin concentric legends, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, leaf under second m of mevm, mascle before la of villa 3.49g (Whitton 30d; N.1461/1475; S.1875/1890) Toned good very fine, rare. £650 ex Frank Brady Collection, Spink, 6th October 2011, lot 109

BH085 Henry VI, first reign, Groat, London, leaf-pellet issue (1445-54), class B, facing crowned bust within tressure, initial mark crosses IIIb/none, leaf on breast above small fleur on bottom cusp, angli, franc, rev long cross fourchée, upon twin concentric legends, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, additional pellet in first and third angles, 3.73g (Whitton 49a; N.1504; S.1915). Toned, weak in parts, otherwise good very fine. £350 ex Spink Auction 107, 22nd November 1994, lot 116 Frank Brady Collection, Spink, 6th October 2011, lot 127

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BH086 Edward IV, first reign (1461-70), Groat, London, heavy coinage (1461-64), group I, facing crowned bust within tressure, initial mark plain cross/none, nothing on neck, fleur on bottom cusp, pellets by crown, reads angli franc . rev long cross fourchée, upon twin concentric legends, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, saltire before posvi, additional pellet in second and fourth angles, 3.80g (Blunt and Whitton type Ic (ii)/I? (ii); N.1530; S.1971). Attractively toned, nearly extremely fine, scarce. £975 ex Mrs M Delmé Radcliffe, Glendining, 17th April 1985, lot 159 Frank Brady Collection, Spink, 6th October 2011, lot 142

BH087 Edward IV, first reign, Groat, London, heavy coinage, group II, facing crowned bust within tressure, crescent on breast, quatrefoils by neck, annulet to left of initial mark rose/rose, rev long cross fourchée, upon twin concentric legends, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, double saltire stops, 3.72g, (Blunt and Whitton type II (vi)/II (v); N.1531; S.1972). Toned, good very fine, rare. £950 ex Spink Numismatic Circular, September 1985, item 5799 Frank Brady Collection, Spink, 6th October 2011, lot 144

BH088 Edward IV, first reign, Groat, London, heavy coinage, group III, facing crowned bust within tressure, nothing on breast, quatrefoils by neck, initial mark rose/rose, rev long cross fourchée, upon twin concentric legends, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, eye after tas, two saltires after lon, 3.90g (Blunt and Whitton type IIId (v), var./ IIId; N.1532; S.1974). Toned, nearly extremely fine, scarce. £850 ex R C Lockett, English part IV, Glendining, 26-27 April 1960, lot 4025 part Spink Numismatic Circular, November 1993, item 7863 Frank Brady Collection, Spink, 6th October 2011, lot 147

BH089 Edward IV, first reign, Groat, London, light coinage (1464-70), type VI, facing crowned bust within tressure, fleur on cusp at breast, quatrefoils by neck, initial mark sun/sun, quatrefoils by neck, fleurs on cusps except over crown, rev long cross fourchée, upon twin concentric legends, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, letter style P3 in posvi, nothing after tas, 2.76g, (Blunt and Whitton VI, var. 1; N.1569; S. 2000). A little off-centre, otherwise toned a bold very fine. £185 ex Patrick Finn List, Summer 1994, no.185 Frank Brady Collection, Spink, 6th October 2011, lot 171

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BH090 Edward IV, second reign (1471-83), Groat, London, a mule of Edward IV and Henry VI types, facing crowned bust within tressure, trefoil on cusp at breast, quatrefoils by neck, initial mark short cross fitchée/restoration cross, obverse in the name of Edward IV, small trefoils on cusps, trefoil stops, rev no stops, long cross fourchée, upon twin concentric legends, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, 2.80g (Blunt and Whitton I (type XII/Henry VI restoration type 7); N.1631/1617; S.2096/2082). Surfaces a little scuffed, dark tone, a bold very fine, very rare. £1,000 ex Professor Colin Rochester, Spink Auction 194, 26 th March 2008, lot 653 Frank Brady Collection, Spink, 6th October 2011, lot 207

BH091 Henry VII (1485-1509), Groat, London, class IIIc, facing crowned bust breaking top of surrounding tressure, initial mark pansy/leopard’s head crowned, outer arch only jewelled, no fleurs on cusps 2.84g (Potter and Winstanley IIIc; SCBI 23, 330-382; N.1705c; S.2199). Toned, slight ghosting of reverse cross on obverse, very fine, very rare. £300 ex Patrick Finn List, Winter 1994/5, no.190 Frank Brady Collection, Spink, 6th October 2011, lot 264

BH092

BH093

BH092 Henry VIII (1509-47), Groat, first coinage (1509-26), London, crowned bust in profile right, initial mark castle, with pellet to upper left on obverse, rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, 2.88g (N.1762; S.2316). A little chipped on part of rim, toned and a little undulating, otherwise good very fine. £675 BH093 Henry VIII, Groat, second coinage (1526-44), London, crowned bust right, Laker type D, initial mark lis, no Irish title, rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, saltires in forks of cross, 2.62g (N.1797; S.2337E). Toned, a bold very fine. £350

BH094 Henry VIII, Groat, third coinage (1544-7), Bristol Mint, older crowned bust facing a little to the right, Laker Bust A, initial mark WS monogram on reverse only, rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, annulets in forks, pellet in field below left quarter, 1.91g (N.1846; S.2372). A little chipped on part of rim, toned, otherwise a pleasing very fine. £600 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BH095 Mary (1553-4), Groat, crowned bust left, initial mark pomegranate in legend both sides, rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, 1.95g (N.1960; S.2492). A little weak at centre, otherwise toned good very fine. £750

BH096 Charles I (1625-49), Groat, Aberystwyth: Dovey Furnace Mint, crowned bust left, plume in front, value behind, all within beaded circle, initial mark crown both sides, oval quartered shield of arms, large plumes above, 2.03g (Brooker 790; N.2354; S.2911). Toned, a bold fine and rare. £400 ex Mark Rasmussen, Winter List October 2011, item 54

BH097 Charles I, Groat, Oxford Mint, 1645, crowned bust left, value behind, signed .R. below bust, rev Declaration within cartouche, Lion’s head at top centre, plume above, date below, inverted As for Vs in legend, 1.96g (Brooker 959; N.2468; S.2990). Weak in parts, toned a pleasing very fine and rare. £1,000 ex Alan Morris Collection, dispersed via Lloyd Bennett over a number of years.

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BH098

BH099

BH098 Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Threepence, 1561, smaller flan, third and fourth issue (1561-77), crowned bust left, rose behind, all within inner beaded circle, initial mark pheon, rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, date above 1.46g (N.1998; S.2565). Toned, weak in parts, on a broad flan, a bold very fine. £185 BH099 Elizabeth I, Threepence, 1569, third and fourth issue (1561-77), taller crowned bust left with ear showing, rose behind, initial mark coronet, rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, date above, 1.53g (N.1998; 2566). Weak in parts, lightly toned, of oval shape, a bold very fine. £165

BH100 Charles I (1625-49), Threepence, Aberystwyth Mint, crowned bust left, plumes in front, value behind, initial mark book, bust A with contraction stops, rev oval quartered shield of arms, plume above, 1.54g (Brooker 772-775; N.2340; S.2894). Toned practically extremely fine and very attractive. £450 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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HALFGROATS

BH101

BH102

BH103

BH101 Henry VIII (1509-47), Halfgroat, Canterbury Mint, second coinage (1526-44), crowned bust right, initial mark cross patonce, rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, W to left, A to right for Archbishop Warham, Mint name in legend, 1.37g (N.1802; S.2343). Toned, practically extremely fine. £350 Edward VI (1547-53), Halfgroat, Canterbury Mint, first period (Apr.1547-Jan.1549), crowned bust right, legend, rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, Mint name in legend, no initial marks, 0.92g (N.1881; S.2459). Water worn, weak in parts, a bold fine. £675 BH102 edoard

BH103 Commonwealth (1649-60), Halfgroat, English shield within laurel and palm branch, rev English and Irish shield, value above (N.2728; S.3221). A little bent on part of rim, toned, about very fine. £100 THREE-HALFPENCE

BH014

BH015

BH104 Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Three-Halfpence, 1561, smaller flan, third and fourth issue (1561-77), crowned bust left, rose behind, all within inner beaded circle, initial mark pheon, rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, date above, 0.70g (N.2000; S.2569). Toned, very fine, a little uneven in shape. £150 BH105 Elizabeth I, Three-Halfpence, 1572, smaller flan, third and fourth issue (1561-77), crowned bust left, rose behind, all within inner beaded circle, initial mark ermine, rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, date above, 0.61g (N.2000; S.2569). Toned, nearly very fine. £125 PENNY

BH016

BH017

BH018

BH106 Edward VI (1547-53), Base issue Penny, York Mint, third period (1550-3), Tudor Rose, within circle, initial mark mullet, rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, Mint name in legend, 0.61g (N.1946; S.2475). A couple of tiny edge splits, toned, a bold very fine. £200 BH107 Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Penny, sixth issue (1582-1600), crowned bust left, initial mark tun (1592-5), rev quartered shield of arms upon long cross fourchée, 0.48g (N.2017; S.2580). Toned extremely fine, very pleasing. £250 BH108 Commonwealth (1649-60), Penny, English shield within laurel and palm branch, rev English and Irish shield, value above (N.2729; S.3222). Almost very fine / a bold very fine. £95 HALFPENNY

BH109 Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Halfpenny, sixth issue (1582-1600), portcullis, initial mark tun (1592-5) above, rev long cross fourchée, tri-pellets in each angle, 0.25g (N.2018; S.2581). Toned very fine. £95 www.baldwin.co.uk

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British Milled Gold TWO GUINEAS

BM001 Charles II (1660-85), Two Guineas, 1681, laureate head right, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs at centre, sceptres in angles, edge grained (M.C.E. 45; S.3335). A few rim nicks and surface marks, good fine to almost very fine. £2,500

BM002 George II (1727-60), Two Guineas, 1739, young laureate head left, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge engrailed (M.C.E. 292; S.3667B). Once polished, light surface marks, about very fine / good very fine. £2,250 GUINEAS

BM003 Charles II (1660-85), Guinea, 1683, fourth laureate head right, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs at centre, sceptres in angles, edge grained (M.C.E. 88; S.3344). Obverse legend double struck to an extent that lettering appears to be half-guinea size, hairlined very fine with bold detail, reverse stronger. £2,750

BM004 William and Mary (1688-94), Guinea, 1689, conjoined busts right, mvs over el, rev crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Lion of Nassau, edge grained (M.C.E. 148; S.3426). Toned, a bold very fine, light haymarking on reverse, some hairlines, the M clearly over an E, extremely rare. £4,500

BM005 Anne (1702-14), Guinea, 1714, third draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, sceptres in angles, garter star at centre, edge grained (M.C.E. 226; S.3572). Slight adjustment marks at centre both sides, with appealing original lustre, a pleasing extremely fine. £4,000 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BM006 George I (1714-27), Guinea, 1720, smaller date, fourth laureate head right, rev crowned cruciform shields, incorporating the Arms of Hanover, sceptres in angles, garter star at centre, edge grained (M.C.E. 252; S.3631). Die axis slightly off-centre, toned good fine to almost very fine. £1,100

BM007

BM008

BM007 George II (1727-60), Guinea, 1760, old head left, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge engrailed (M.C.E. 333; S.3680). Hairlined, practically very fine. £875 BM008 George II, Guinea, 1758, old head left, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge engrailed (M.C.E. 331; S.3680). Some small blemishes on reverse, slight haymarking on obverse, very fine, reverse better. £1,250

BM009 George III (1760-1820), Guinea, 1766, third laureate head right, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge engrailed (M.C.E. 371; S.3727). Toned practically very fine. £700

BM010

BM011

BM010 George III, Guinea, 1798, fifth laureate head right, rev spade shaped crowned quartered shield of arms, edge engrailed (M.C.E. 402; S.3729). Some light flecking, a pleasing extremely fine. £850 BM011 George III, Guinea, 1799, fifth laureate head right, rev spade shaped crowned quartered shield of arms, edge engrailed (M.C.E. 403; S.3729). Fine and rare. £450

BM012 George III, Guinea, 1813, Military type sixth bust right, rev quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover within crowned garter, date below, edge engrailed (M.C.E. 404; S.3730). Toned good very fine. £2,750 www.baldwin.co.uk

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HALF-GUINEAS

BM013 William and Mary (1688-94), Half-Guinea, 1689, first conjoined busts right, rev first crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Lion of Nassau, edge grained (M.C.E. 161; S.3429). Slightly offcentre, toned practically very fine / good very fine retaining some brilliance. £2,350

BM014 William and Mary, Half-Guinea, 1691, second conjoined busts right, elephant and castle below, rev second crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Lion of Nassau, edge grained (M.C.E. 164; S.3431). Residual dirt in devices of design and legend, lightly hairlined, very fine. £1,650

BM015 George I (1714-27), Half-Guinea, 1727, second laureate head right, rev crowned cruciform shields, sceptres in angles, garter star at centre, edge grained (M.C.E. 276; S.3637). Die axis off-centre, some light scratches under bust, some residual dirt on obverse, toned very fine. £750

BM016 George III (1760-1820), Half-Guinea, 1764, second laureate head right, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge grained (M.C.E. 407; S.3732). With brilliance and attractive red tone, lightly hairlined, a pleasing extremely fine. £1,500

BM019 George III, Half-Guinea, 1804, seventh laureate head right, rev quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover within crowned garter, date below, edge grained (M.C.E. 442; S.3737). Very fine, toned, reverse a little better. £325

BM017 George III, Half-Guinea, 1802, sixth laureate head right, rev quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover within crowned garter, date below, edge grained (M.C.E. 440; S.3736). A few light hairlines, a little dirt in legend on reverse, otherwise extremely fine. £650

BM020 George III, Half-Guinea, 1813, seventh laureate head right, rev quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover within crowned garter, date below, edge grained (M.C.E. 448; S.3737). Lightly hairlined, a pleasing extremely fine with much brilliance, very rare. £1,250

BM018 George III, Half-Guinea, 1804, seventh laureate head right, rev quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover within crowned garter, date below, edge grained (M.C.E. 442; S.3737). Toned a bold very fine, reverse better retaining brilliance. £425

BM021 George III, Half-Guinea, 1813, seventh laureate head right, rev quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover within crowned garter, date below, edge grained (M.C.E. 448; S.3737). Nearly extremely fine and very rare. £875

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THIRD-GUINEAS

BM022

BM023

BM024

BM022 George III (1760-1820), Third-Guinea, 1798, first laureate head right, rev crown, date in legend below, edge grained (M.C.E. 450; S.3738). Rim bruise, small dig on reverse, toned, a bold very fine. £325 BM023 George III, Third Guinea, 1800, first laureate head right, rev crown, date in legend below, edge grained (M.C.E. 452; S.3738). Some residual dirt in legends, a bold very fine. £395 BM024 George III, Third Guinea, 1800, first laureate head right, rev crown, date in legend below, edge grained (M.C.E. 452; S.3738). Attractive red tone, some flecking, a pleasing extremely fine. £650

BM025

BM026

BM025 George III, Third Guinea, 1802, first laureate head right, rev crown, date below, edge grained (M.C.E. 454; S.3739). Some very light spots and hairlines, almost extremely fine. £500 BM026 George III, Third Guinea, 1808, second laureate head right, rev crown, date below, edge grained (M.C.E. 454; S.3739). Struck on a broad flan, a few light flecks, brilliant extremely fine. £575 QUARTER-GUINEAS

BM027

BM028

BM027 George I (1714-27), Quarter-Guinea, 1718, laureate head right, rev crowned cruciform shields, sceptres in angles, garter star at centre, edge grained (M.C.E. 277; S.3638). A few light marks, nearly extremely fine. £550 BM028 George III (1760-1820), Quarter-Guinea, 1762, laureate head right, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge grained (M.C.E. 463; S.3741). Practically extremely fine. £625 NEW COINAGE SOVEREIGNS

BM029

BM030

BM029 George III (1760-1820), Sovereign, 1820, closed 2, second laureate head right, date below, rev St George and dragon, garter surrounding, edge, milled (Marsh 4; S.3785C). Some surface marks, good very fine. £1,000 BM030 George III, Sovereign, 1820, open 2, 0 over a slanting 0, second laureate head right, date below, rev St George and dragon, garter surrounding, edge, milled (Marsh 4; S.3785C). Brilliant, some light marks, practically extremely fine. £1,750 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BM031 George IV (1820-30), Sovereign, 1821, first laureate head left, rev St George and dragon, date in exergue (Marsh 5; S.3800). Scratch on ground-line, red tone a bold very fine. £1,100

BM032

BM033

BM034

BM032 Victoria (1837-1901), Sovereign, 1859, second young head left, initials incuse on truncation, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within wreath (Marsh 42; S.3852D). One or two light marks, small red spot on reverse rim, extremely fine. £675 ex Douro Cargo, Spink Auction 118, 20-21 November 1996, lot 303

BM033 Victoria, Sovereign, 1863, die number 17, second young head left, initials incuse on truncation, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within wreath, die number below (Marsh 48; S.3853). Die axis offcentre by 45 degrees, toned very fine and unusual. £375 BM034 Victoria, Sovereign, 1864, die number 38, Roman style I in date, the product of a figure 1 over inverted figure 1, second young head left, initials incuse on truncation, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within wreath, die number below (Marsh 49; S.3853). Once cleaned, nearly very fine and extremely rare, the variety not present in the Bentley Collection. £1,250

BM035

BM036

BM035 Victoria, Sovereign, 1879, first young head left, WW buried in truncation, rev St George and dragon, date in exergue (Marsh 90 R4; S.3856A). Light scratch on chin and other light marks, with light red tone, a bold very fine and very rare indeed. £1,500 BM036 George V (1910-36), Proof Sovereign, 1911, bare head left, rev St George and dragon, date in exergue (WR 416; S.3996). Quite hairlined and scuffed, otherwise good extremely fine. £675 HALF-SOVEREIGNS

BM037

BM038

BM039

BM037 George III (1760-1820), Half-Sovereign, 1817, laureate head right, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge, milled (Marsh 400; S.3786). A few light marks, light tone, good extremely fine. £975 BM038 George IV (1820-30), Half-Sovereign, 1821, first laureate head left, rev crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover, date to right (Marsh 403 R5; S.3802). Toned with light hairlines, nearly extremely fine, proof-like reverse, extremely rare. £3,000 BM039 George IV, Half-Sovereign, 1823, first laureate head left, rev second crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover, date to right (Marsh 404; S.3803). Toned, nearly extremely fine. £650 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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Pattern & Proof Sets An Exceptional and Very Unusual George II Silver Proof Set with An Intriguing Quoted Provenance

PF001 George II (1727-60), Silver Proof Set, 1746, four coins consisting of Crown, Halfcrown, Shilling, and Sixpence, older bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, first two with inscribed edges in raised letters, other two with grained edges, all housed in an old but not contemporary wooden box, with an older label glued inside stating the following in fountain pen ink “These proofs were sent from the Mint to George the second for his approbation, & were afterwards given by his grandson the Duke of Gloucester to General Charles Rainsford” (E.S.C. 126, 608, 1208, 1619; S.3690, 3696, 3704, 3711). All four coins with a matching tone with some light speckling, very attractive with just the lightest of handling marks, the Halfcrown with tiny nick in the obverse field which appears to have happened when new or even in manufacture as the blemish has toned with the coin, the Shilling with the usual raised die flaw in reverse field, a superb quartet and if the provenance is true as stated on the label this set was seen and handled by the King himself. Recently repatriated from Tokyo, Japan, this set is as good as one will encounter, virtually FDC. £35,000 ex Spink and Son Ltd. c.1985 Mr K Kohma Collection, Tokyo, Japan With regard to the earlier history of this set, as according to the label, presumably it was retained in Royal Hands as of 1746 as King George II obviously approved of the coinage. His Grandson was His Royal Highness Prince William Henry of Hanover born at Leicester House, Leicester Square London on 25th November 1743, younger brother of the later King George III. Prince William was honoured with the multiple titles of Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh and Earl of Connaught on the 14th November 1764, having already been made a Knight of the Garter in 1762. He married Maria Walpole in 1766 and had three children, his son later inheriting the title of Duke of Gloucester. He died on 25 th August 1805 at Gloucester House, his summer residence in Weymouth aged 61, where King George III convalesced when suffering from porphyria. In his lifetime he was also Honorary Colonel of the 13th Regiment of Foot and later the 3rd and 1st Regiments of Foot Guards. He was made a Field Marshall on 12th October 1793 and was the 13th Chancellor of Trinity College, Cambridge from 1771 till 1805. This set of coins must have been passed to Prince William some time after the death of King George II (1760), or perhaps before if it had already been in the interim in the hands of his Father Frederick Prince of Wales, who pre-deceased his own Father the King in 1751. What is most significant is that General Charles Rainsford was Equerry to the Duke of Gloucester from 1766-80, so perhaps he was gifted this set of coins towards the end of his service in 1780. According to the Oxford Dictionary of Biography, General Charles Rainsford was born 3 rd February 1728. His uncle of the same name was Deputy Lieutenant at the Tower of London. Destined for a career in the Army from a young age, he served in Germany and Gibraltar as well as in England to face the Jacobite Rising. Ordered home in 1763 for promotion to Second Major in the Grenadier Guards he became Equerry to the Duke of Gloucester in 1766 and was a close confidant. In May 1768 he commanded the Army detachment at the riot at the Kings Bench Prison and later went on to a political career, serving as Member of Parliament on three occasions for three different boroughs. He was Governer of Gibraltar from 1794-5 after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War and finally at Cliff Fort, Tynemouth, Tyne & Wear. He died on 24th May 1809 and is buried with his uncle and first wife in the confines of the Tower of London at St Peter Ad Vincula.

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The Designer’s Own Uniface Set of Proposed Reverses for a Coinage c.1926-7

PF002 George V (1910-36), Set of Trial Uniface Royal Mint strikings, dated 1926, pattern reverse designs by Francis Derwent Wood RA (1871-1926), struck to a matt finish in silvered copper, six coins with uniface obverses, consisting of Pattern Crown, Classical figure personifying Peace seated on chaise right, draped and wearing chain mail, her helmet at her feet, holding olive branch and caduceus, date in Roman numerals in exergue, legend give peace in our time o lord raised rim surrounding, edge, milled; Halfcrown, crowned quartered shield of arms within garter motto honi soit q i mal y pense the U of qui obscured by cross of crown, date at bottom, denomination as lower half legend, upper legend fid: def: ind: imp: wide toothed border and rim surrounding, edge, milled; Florin, a blooming rose, with budding rose either side, date at bottom, denomination above, sharp toothed border and rim surrounding, edge, milled; Shilling, small lion standing left on wide crown, small date below, circle of dots surrounding that only lion breaks, denomination in lower half, upper half legend same as Halfcrown, raised rim surrounding, edge, milled; Sixpence, “Tudor” style rose, date below, small crown above which breaks a surrounding linear circle, denomination as legend in lower half, upper half legend same as Halfcrown and Shilling, raised rim surrounding, edge, milled, a later version of this reverse was adopted for the coinage of Southern Rhodesia; Threepence, a large thistle head with two leaves, date either side of top, all within linear circle, denomination as legend in lower half, same legend in upper half as Sixpence, edge, plain (Krause & Mischler Trial Strikes note, cf.TS1, TS2, TS,3, TS4, TS5, TS6). All coins slabbed by Numismatic Guarantee Corporation and provenanced to “A Tokyo Collection” Crown as PF63, Halfcrown PF66 Matte, Florin PF63 Matte; Shilling PF65 Matte; Sixpence PF65 Matte; Threepence PF65 Matte; with an original “1927 set” card case that has a black silk overlay across the interior. The note in Krause refers to this actual set as being officially prepared for the designer. Recently repatriated from Tokyo, Japan this is a unique set and opportunity to acquire numismatic history. £30,000 ex A Tokyo Collection domiciled in Japan for the last quarter century. These intriguing designs emanated from Francis Derwent Wood, sculptor, whose most recognised and easily seen work is the Memorial for the Machine Gun Corps at Hyde Park Corner, London. The “Peace” reverse legend seems to emanate from a number of speeches that Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin made in 1925 where this line was quoted. Mr Wood was involved with the advisory committee for coin that was discussing a new coinage design; a discussion that started in 1924. Though Mr Derwent Wood died in 1926 these designs were no doubt proposed some time between early committee discussions and his death and were very influential at the time, especially the Sixpence whose design elements were later used on a coinage in Southern Rhodesia from 1934 for some 20 years. Also this set was instrumental in reintroducing the concept of a Crown design, there being none issued for currency since the Coronation of Edward VII, though there had been some unofficial proposals in 1910 by Allan G Wyon for George V. Coinage developments were regularly reported in the Times newspaper, and it is interesting to note a letter that appeared on the 18th July 1926 from a Mr H Pirie-Gordon (himself a Baldwin’s client) appealing to the committee and Master of the Mint, a certain Mr Churchill, for the reintroduction of a Crown piece in the designs being proposed. It was later reported in the Spink Numismatic Circular in April 1927 that the committee had reached a decision and that the new coinage would also include a Crown and was envisaged for release at that time at Easter 1928. Announcement of the new designs actually followed in November 1927 and a Proclamation of December 1st 1927 officially proclaimed them current. The winning designs were those of George Kruger Grey and proved popular to the public, even after some protracted correspondence involving criticism during November 1927 in the Times letter column. The Sunday Times of Christmas Day 1927 reported that 12,000 orders were so far received of which 8,000 had been filled in time for Christmas after the Mint had stepped up production working 14 hour days. The designs of Derwent Wood were no doubt a key element in the design process and perhaps were a little too radical at this stage for the British public with their mainly emblematical designs. Not so for the Irish who in 1928 adopted new designs for their Free State coinage by Percy Metcalfe of a total pastoral and emblematic design.

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A Rare Set of Proposed Trial Denominations For A Decimal Coinage

PF003 Elizabeth II (1952-), Set of Decimal Coinage Trials, undated but c.1962-3, consisting of 50 and 20 denominations struck in cupro-nickel, 10, 5 and 2 denominations struck in brass alloy, 1 and ½ denominations struck in bronze, and ¼ denomination struck in aluminium, all with a common obverse of Britannia hand striking coinage, britannia moneta followed by dolphin, raised rim both sides, all with number values on reverse, the interior of each figure with “engine turned“ interior more evident on the higher denominations from 50 to 2 to contrast the interior to the surrounding field, 50 and 20 with incuse letter edges decus et tutamen 10 5 and 2 with milled edges, lowest denominations plain edge, weights in denomination order, 16.04g, 6.42g, 11.17g, 5.59g, 2.29g, 4.75g, 2.20g, 1.16g, diameters 32mm, 24.75mm, 28.3mm, 23.5mm, 17.75mm, 21.5mm, 18.75mm, 20.5mm, thicknesses 2.5mm, 1.7mm, 2.3mm, 1.7mm, 1.25mm, 1.7mm, 1.15mm, 1.5mm (cf.Krause & Mischler Trial Strikes, TS7, TS8, TS9, TS10, TS11, TS12, TS13, TS14 for a similar range of denominations). All with light tones, as struck and rare. £3,750 These trial pieces were struck in the Winter and Spring of 1962-3 for the “Decimal Currency Committee” which had been appointed in December 1961. The Chairman was the Rt. Hon. Earl of Halsbury FRS. The Secretary was Mr N E A Moore who later became Secretary to the Decimal Currency Board. The Assistant Secretary was Mr John Rimington; the Deputy Master of the Mint at the time was Mr J H James CB. Such trial coins were for use in deliberations at the meetings and some of the pieces have direct lineal relationships in size composition and weight to the currency coins adopted from D-Day 1971. Not many full sets seem to survive, a very important piece of modern currency history.

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British Milled Silver CROWNS

BM040 Oliver Cromwell (d.1658), Crown, dated 1658, so-called Dutch copy struck c.1700 in the Low Countries, laureate and draped bust left, top leaves of wreath point to inverted N in legend, rev crowned quartered shield of arms of the Protectorate, date above, edge, inscribed in raised letters in Latin (E.S.C. 11 R3; S.3226A). Small dig on cheek, rim nick and dig on edge, edge striated, with a dark purple tone, light scratch in crown, otherwise a pleasing extremely fine and extremely rare, so much rarer than the regular Crown by Simon. £15,000 Ex “X, Y, Z “Collection a.k.a. H Vincent Summers, purchased by B A Seaby Ltd 1946 Seaby Coin and Medal Bulletin, August 1947, item XYZ10 where listed as ex-Wolfe Collection. Spink Numismatic Circular, November 1997, item 5614 The edge inscription translates to “Let no one remove these [letters] from me under penalty of death” and the Dutch copy is worth at least double the price of a regular Cromwell Crown based on its rarity which the standard catalogue currently does not reflect.

BM041 Charles II (1660-85), Crown, 1662, first laureate and draped bust right, rose below, long wide spaced ties at back of head, upper tie from between hair curls, lower emanates from lower curl, rev crowned cruciform shields, 10 harp strings to harp, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters between grained borders, undated and widely spaced (Broad BC.1 (1); E.S.C. 15; S.3350). Toned, a few light flecks, die flaw from top of Irish harp to rim, toned, nearly extremely fine and a rare die combination according to Broad. £5,000 Broad reference = 1662 “Rose Below” by Alan Broad, Seaby Coin and Medal Bulletin, March 1981, pages 60-65

BM042 James II (1685-88), Crown, 1687, second laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, edge, inscribed in raised letters and dated tertio (E.S.C. 78; S.3407). Attractively toned, some light blemishes on reverse, with hint only of the usual weakness of strike at top and bottom, good extremely fine. £4,000 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BM043 Anne (1702-14), Crown, 1703, vigo below draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, edge, inscribed in raised letters and dated tertio (E.S.C. 99; S.3576). Light rim bruise, fields tooled entirely both sides, but none on design, otherwise with an attractive tone, good very fine with an attractive facial portrait. £1,500

BM044 George II (1727-60), Crown, 1741, young laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, roses in angles, garter star at centre, edge, inscribed in raised letters and dated decimo qvarto (E.S.C. 123; S.3687). Adjustment marks in laurel wreath, toned mainly around legend, practically extremely fine. £2,000

BM046 George II, Crown, 1743, old laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, roses in angles, garter star at centre, edge, inscribed in raised letters and dated decimo septimo (E.S.C. 124; S.3688). Purple tone, one tiny rim flaw, a pleasing extremely fine. £2,950

BM047 George II, Crown, 1746, lima below old laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, edge, inscribed in raised letters and dated decimo nono (E.S.C. 125; S.3689). Lightly haymarked on obverse, light purple tone, extremely fine. £2,250 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BM048

BM049

BM048 George III (1760-1820), Oval countermark on Potosi, Bolivia Eight Reales of Charles IV of Spain, 1794PR (E.S.C. 131; S.3765A). Countermak very fine, host coin a bold fine, rare. £650 BM049 George III, Oval countermark on Mexico City, Eight Reales of Charles IV of Spain, 1793FM (E.S.C. 129; S.3765A). Attractively toned, well struck, coin and countermark extremely fine. £800

BM050 George III, Bank of England Five Shillings - Dollar, 1804, laureate and draped bust right, top leaf to upright of E, rev Britannia seated left within crowned garter, date below (E.S.C. 144 dies A/2; L&S 53; S.3768). Some traces of undertype present, some haymarking on reverse, brilliant and proof-like, some light hairlines extremely fine. £700

BM051 George III, Proof Bank of England Five Shillings - Dollar, 1804, laureate and draped bust right, top leaf to upright of E, rev Britannia seated left within crowned garter, date below (E.S.C. 145 dies A/2; L&S 54; S.3768). Uneven though attractive tone, some undertype present where the Mexico City mark can be observed, as struck and rare. £1,950

BM052 George III, Proof Bank of England Five Shillings - Dollar, struck in copper, 1804, laureate and draped bust right, top leaf to upright of E, rev Britannia seated left within crowned garter, date below, initials “FT” inscribed next to date, (E.S.C. 146 dies A/2; L&S 55; S.3768). Toned with some lustre, tiny dig on shield with a hint of cabinet friction to reverse, good extremely fine and rare. £1,250 Two other Bank of England Dollars exist with the “FT” by the date, they are both other die varieties, perhaps they were the initials of the original owner.

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BM053 George III, Bank of England Five Shillings - Dollar, 1804, laureate and draped bust right, top leaf to centre of E, no terminal stop, rev Britannia seated left within crowned garter, date below (E.S.C. 164 dies E/2; L&S 74; S.3768). With a bold portrait, uneven tone, good extremely fine / extremely fine. £850

BM054 George III, Pattern Shield “Dollar”, 1798, struck in copper, laureate and draped bust right, top leaf to centre of E, rev inverted die axis, crowned quartered shield of arms, edge, plain, weight 30.80g, diameter 41mm, thickness 3mm (E.S.C. 170 R2 dies C/1; L&S 31). Some tiny verdigris spots both sides, a little more on edge, the weight falls into L&S normal flan range, some light raised die flaws on reverse, otherwise good extremely fine and rare. £1,750

BM055 George III, Pattern Garter Dollar, 1804, laureate and draped bust right, top leaf to D of legend, initial K and punctuation on truncation only, rev inverted die axis, quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover within crowned garter, date above garter, denomination below (E.S.C. 185 R3 dies J/3; L&S 91). Heavily and therefore well struck, some uneven toning, otherwise practically as struck and extremely rare. £3,500

BM056 George III, Pattern Five Shillings and Sixpence, 1811, struck in copper, laureate and draped bust left, *.* on truncation, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated left, denomination and date in exergue, edge, plain, weight 32.75g, diameter 41mm, thickness 3.3mm (E.S.C. 199 R2; L&S 112). Some light raised rust patches in parts, cloudy tone, good extremely fine. £2,250 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BM057 George III, Crown, 1818 lviii, laureate head right, date below, rev St George and dragon, edge, inscribed in raised letters and dated (E.S.C. 211; S.3787). Once polished, now lightly toned, extremely fine. £500

BM058 George III, Crown, 1819 lix, laureate head right, date below, rev St George and dragon, edge, inscribed in raised letters and dated (E.S.C. 215; S.3787). Old grey tone, toned, extremely fine and pleasing. £550 With old Spink ticket dating to May 1973

BM059 George IV (1820-30), Crown, 1821, laureate head left, rev St George and dragon, date in exergue, tiny wwp initials inverted under lance, edge, inscribed in raised letters and dated secundo (E.S.C. 246; S.3805). Die axis a touch off-centre, a few nicks and light hairlines, artificial though attractive rainbow tone, very rare with the inverted initials, practically extremely fine. £950

BM060 Victoria (1837-1901), Pattern Crown, dated 1837, by Joseph Bonomi of incuse design, struck 1893 by J Rochelle Thomas, “Egyptian” style bust left with tiara, date either side and legend surrounding, border of stars each side, rev struck en médaille, figure of Britannia standing right as Minerva holding figure of Victory, vertical legend in four lines, edge, plain, but incuse stamping of T and 56, top and bottom, weight 30.57g, diameter 38.5mm, thickness 2.75mm (E.S.C. 320 R2; L&S 1). One of only 150 struck, usual light rust patches visible, once cleaned, otherwise good extremely fine and rare. £4,500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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One of the Rarest Gothic Crowns of Queen Victoria with an Unusual Edge

BM061 Victoria, Pattern Gothic Crown, 1847, with edge inscription struck between two narrow grained borders, Gothic style bust left, rev inverted die axis, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles, garter star at centre, date in legend in Roman numerals, edge, inscribed in raised letters between grained borders, 28.29g (E.S.C. 342 R6; L&S 60). Some very light hairlines and a couple of tiny rim imperfections, otherwise attractively toned, as struck and the finest of only three specimens the cataloguer has ever handled in two decades, of the highest rarity thus. £22,500

BM062 Victoria, Pattern Crown, 1887, by Spink and Son, struck in aluminium, veiled bust left, wearing small bejewelled crown, within English legend and border of emblems, rev struck en médaille, crowned shield of arms within Garter with supporters, date below in roman numerals, SPINK & SON below either side of emblems, edge, plain, weight 7.49g, diameter 39mm, thickness 2.75mm (ESC.349 R5; L&S. 87). Slight cloudy tone, some light speckling, with underlying brilliance, as struck and extremely rare. £3,750 These patterns were commissioned by Spink and Son through the dealer J Rochelle Thomas for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and were made in Germany using the presses of Lauer. According to Linecar and Stone only 10 specimens in total were struck in the newly available metal of aluminium, a rare and exotic thing at that time. Some of these 10 pieces had “Made in Bavaria” impressed on the edge too. It seems very few of the 10 survive to the present time.

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DOUBLE-FLORIN

BM063 George V (1910-36), Pattern Double Florin, 1911, struck in zinc on a 5.7mm thick flan, for Reginald Huth by John Pinches, draped bust left, zinc incuse above shoulder of bust, georgivs .v. dei. gratia toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles and at centre, date at top, bri. rex . double florin edge, plain, 35.90g. (E.S.C. p.52 note 1; L&S 22, dies 1Ci). Toned with a grey patina, softly struck, only two specimens known, of the highest rarity. £1,000 ex Dr A N Brushfield, Glendining, 30th July 1945, lot 112pt. H M Lingford, Glendining, 24th October 1950, lot 639

HALFCROWNS

BM064 Oliver Cromwell (d.1658), Halfcrown, 1658, laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned quartered shield of arms of the Protectorate, edge, inscribed in raised letters (E.S.C. 447; S.3227A). Hairline scratch behind bust in field, die flaw by 1 of date, retaining brilliance with a light pleasing tone, practically very fine / good very fine. £4,000 ex Spink Numismatic Circular, July 1984, item 4390

BM065 William III (1694-1702), Halfcrown, 1697, first laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, Lion of Nassau at centre, edge, inscribed in raised letters and dated nono (E.S.C. 541; S.3487). Some light flecking both sides, toned almost extremely fine. £975

BM066 William and Mary (1688-94), Halfcrown, 1689, first conjoined busts right, rev second crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Lion of Nassau, crown with caul and interior frosted, no pearls, edge, inscribed in raised letters and dated primo (E.S.C. 509; S.3435). A touch of wear to the highest points both sides, some light flecking, almost extremely fine. £1,250 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BM067 George II (1727-60), Halfcrown, 1746, lima below old laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, edge, inscribed in raised letters and dated decimo nono (E.S.C. 606; S.3695A). Light dusky tone, a bold very fine. £375

BM068 George IV (1820-30), Pattern Crown or Halfcrown, struck softly in copper, undated (c.1820-5), unsigned design, laureate head left after the style of Pistrucci, legend georgius iiii d:g: britanniar: rex f:d: rev struck en médaille, Royal Arms with supporters, banner motto below, Gothic M below, edge, plain, weight 15.83g, diameter 36mm, thickness 2.1mm (cf.E.S.C. 265A R6; L&S 43). Softly struck at centre, toned very fine and probably unique. £750 This curious piece should perhaps be listed under the Crown section as per English Silver Coinage, but the size is more suggestive of a Halfcrown, and specimens struck in other metals have been offered as either denomination in the past. The first time this pattern seems to have been exhibited was at a meeting of the London Society in 1887, and was first illustrated in the BNJ in 1905 when A H Baldwin himself brought two different specimens to exhibit at the meeting and thought the M may stand for the engraver Milton who was employed by George IV when he was Prince Regent. However Milton died some 15 years before George became King so it cannot stand for him as the engraver. A curious piece worthy of further research.

EIGHTEENPENCES

BM069

BM070

BM069 George III (1760-1820), Eighteenpence, 1811, first laureate and draped bust right, rev denomination and date within wreath (E.S.C. 969; S.3771). Attractively toned, extremely fine. £195 BM070 George III, Eighteenpence, 1812, first laureate and draped bust right, rev denomination and date within wreath (E.S.C. 971; S.3771). Attractively toned, extremely fine. £225

BM071

BM072

BM071 George III, Eighteenpence, 1812, second laureate and draped bust right, rev denomination and date within wreath (E.S.C. 972; S.3772). Attractively toned, extremely fine. £195 BM072 George III, Eighteenpence, 1814, second laureate and draped bust right, rev denomination and date within wreath (E.S.C. 977; S.3772). Attractively toned, extremely fine. £225 www.baldwin.co.uk

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SHILLINGS

BM073 Oliver Cromwell (d.1658), Shilling, 1658, laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned quartered shield of arms of the Protectorate, edge, milled (ESC 1005; S.3228). Toned about fine. £750

BM074 Charles II (1660-85), Shilling, 1663, A over G in fra, first laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, interlinked Cs in angles, edge, milled (E.S.C. -; S.3371). Cleaned, very fine with a clear variety. £550

BM075 George I (1714-27), Shilling, 1725, no stops on obverse, second laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, now incorporating the Arms of Hanover, roses and plumes in angles, garter star at centre, edge grained (E.S.C. 1184; S.3649). Toned, a bold very fine and rare. £750

BM076 George IV (1820-30), Shilling, 1826, 6 over 6, bare head left, date below, rev lion on crown left, emblems below (E.S.C. 1257; S.3812). Some light hairlines both sides, good extremely fine. £300

BM077 George IV, Shilling, 1829, bare head left, date below, rev lion on crown left, emblems below (E.S.C. 1260; S.3649). Once cleaned, good very fine and a rare date. £275

BM078 William IV (1830-37), Shilling, 1836, bare head right, rev crowned mark of value within wreath (ESC 1273; S.3835). Toned good extremely fine. £500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BM079 Elizabeth II (1952-), vip Proof Shilling, 1960, Scottish type, young laureate head right, rev crowned Scottish shield, date either side, edge, milled (E.S.C. 1475BB; S.4148). Light cloudy tone, practically as struck and extremely rare. £750 OCTORINO

BM080 George V (1910-36), Octorino, 1913, struck in silver for Reginald Huth by John Pinches, draped bust left, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles, triune at centre on garter star, edge, milled, weight 3.76g, diameter 22mm, thickness 1.5mm (E.S.C. 1482 R3). Light hairlines only, brilliant practically as struck and very rare. £1,750 SIXPENCES

Extremely Rare ‘Tanner Sixpence’ of Oliver Cromwell

BM081 Oliver Cromwell (d.1658), Pattern Sixpence, dated 1658, engraved by J S Tanner, circa 1738, laureate and draped bust left, top leaf to P in legend with toothed border surrounding, rev inverted die axis, crowned quartered shield of arms of the Protectorate, date at top, legend and toothed border surrounding, edge, plain but striated, 5.78g. (E.S.C. 1506 R4). Well struck and attractively toned, good extremely fine and extremely rare. £12,500 The ‘Simon’ portrait of Oliver Cromwell of 1656-8 was so revered by die-sinkers and engravers that it remained an inspiration at the Mint until the time of the Wyons. Tanner struck these pieces to show he was as skilled an engraver as Thomas Simon and worthy of his post as Chief Engraver.

BM082 James II (1685-88), Sixpence, 1688, laureate and draped bust left, rev with later shield over earlier crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, edge grained (E.S.C. 1528 R2; S.3413). Toned with some light streaks, practically extremely fine and rare. £975 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BM083 William and Mary (1688-94), Sixpence, 1693, conjoined busts right, rev crowned cruciform shields, Lion of Nassau at centre, date surrounding, wm monogram in angles (E.S.C. 1529; S.3438). Toned, about extremely fine. £850

BM084 George III (1760-1820), Pattern Sixpence, 1790, by J P Droz, crowned gr monogram within laurel wreath, rev struck en médaille, Britannia seated left, date in legend (E.S.C.1645). Attractively toned, good extremely fine. £500 ex S A Bole Collection, lot 1741, the date and variety not present in the Selig Collection part II of George III coins.

BM085 William IV (1830-37), Proof Sixpence, 1831, milled edge, bare head right, rev crowned mark of value within wreath (E.S.C. 1671 R2; S.3836). Toned, practically as struck and rare. £750 ex S A Bole Collection, lot 1761

SMALL SILVER

BM086 William III (1694-1702), Groat, 1702, laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned value (E.S.C. 1885; S.3549). Toned, good very fine. £85 This is the only coin of the reign dated 1702, the King died before the old style New Year commenced on 28th March 1701/2

BM087 William IV (1830-37), Britannia Groat, 1836, bare head right, rev Britannia seated right, date in exergue (E.S.C. 1918; S.3837). Toned, good extremely fine. £125

BM088 Victoria (1837-1901), Proof Groat, 1839, young head left, rev struck en médaille, Britannia seated right, date in exergue, edge, milled (E.S.C. 1933; S.3913). Some speckling, dark tone, practically as struck. £450 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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Extremely Rare 1857 Proof Groat with Threepence Obverse

BM089 Victoria, Proof Groat, 1857, struck with a Threepence young head obverse, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated right, date in exergue, edge, milled (E.S.C. 1955 R3; S.3913). Tiny spot on reverse, hairlined, toned extremely fine and extremely rare. £1,250

BM090 Victoria, Proof Twopence, 1868, young head left, rev struck en médaille, crowned value and date within wreath, edge, plain (E.S.C. -; S. -). Unrecorded, attractive though uneven tone, as struck and extremely rare. £750

BM091 William IV (1830-37), Three-Halfpence, 1835, 5 over 4, bare head right, rev crowned value and date within wreath, edge, plain (E.S.C. 2251A; S.3839). Toned, good extremely fine. £100

BM092

BM093

BM092 William and Mary (1688-94), Penny, 1690, conjoined busts right, rev crowned mark of value (E.S.C. 2300; S.3445). Toned, as struck and very pleasing. £225 BM093 William and Mary, Penny, 1694, hi for (E.S.C. 2306A; S.3445). Toned, nearly extremely fine.

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BM094 Anne (1702-14), Penny, 1706, draped bust left, rev crowned mark of value (E.S.C. 2317; S.3598). Toned extremely fine with some flecking. £100

BM095 George I (1714-27), Penny, 1718, laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned mark of value (E.S.C. 2324; S.3657). Toned, extremely fine. £65

BM096 George III (1760-1820), Penny, 1792, wire money type, bust right, rev crowned mark of value (S.3760). Toned, extremely fine. £85

BM097 Victoria (1837-1901), Proof silver Penny, 1868, young head left, rev struck en médaille, crowned value and date within wreath, edge, plain (E.S.C. -; S. -). Unrecorded, attractive though uneven tone, as struck and extremely rare. £750 www.baldwin.co.uk

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British Milled Copper & Bronze TWO-PENCE

BM098 Victoria (1837-1901), Pattern Two-Pence for a decimal coinage, 1859, struck in cupro-nickel, large crown, legend surrounding, rev struck en médaille, value and date, 5.77g (Peck 2032 EXR; Fr.740 R19). Attractively toned, some hairlines, good extremely fine and extremely rare. £1,250 PENNIES

BM099

BM100

BM099 George III (1760-1820), Proof Penny, 1806, struck in copper, late Soho, laureate and draped bust right, date below, incomplete 0, rev struck en médaille, Britannia seated left, edge grained (Peck 1327; S.3780). One tiny verdigris spot on obverse border, slightly uneven tone, good extremely fine. £575 BM100 George III, Proof Penny, 1806, struck in copper, late Soho, laureate and draped bust right, date below, incomplete 0, rev struck en médaille, Britannia seated left, edge grained (Peck 1327; S.3780). Light thumbprint and other light surface marks, two small verdigris spots, good extremely fine. £500

BM101 Victoria (1837-1901), Proof Penny, 1839, struck in bronzed copper, young head left, date below, rev Britannia seated right, emblems in exergue (Peck 1479; S.3948). Trace of attempted cleaning to obverse at date and truncation, otherwise lightly hairlined, good extremely fine. £1,250

BM102

BM103

BM102 Victoria, Penny, 1841, young head left, date below, rev Britannia seated right, no colon after 1484; S.3948). A few tiny spots and nicks with some lustre, good extremely fine.

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BM103 Victoria, Penny, 1855, young head left, date below, rev Britannia seated right, ornamental trident (Peck 1508; S.3948). Dusky uneven tone, with a little lustre, otherwise extremely fine / good extremely fine. £200 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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Extremely Rare Trial-Piece - a Step Towards Decimal Coinage c. 1846-8

BM104 Victoria, Trial Brass Flan, undated pattern for a decimal coinage, Five Cents of slightly larger stature than a Penny, stamped on one side in two lines 5 / cents, rev plain, concentric circles visible both sides from flan manufacture and polishing, edge plain but lightly striated, 34.66g, diameter 36mm, thickness 4mm (Fr.812 R20). Produced presumably as part of the c.1846 proposals by Marrian and Gausby toward a decimal coinage, few light marks, good extremely fine and extremely rare. £500

BM105

BM106

BM105 Victoria, bronze Penny, 1862, laureate “bun” bust left, no signature on truncation, rev Britannia seated right, date in exergue (Fr.39 dies 6+G; S.3954). Toned, about extremely fine. £75 BM106 Victoria, bronze Penny, 1863, laureate “bun” bust left, rev Britannia seated right, date in exergue (Fr.42 dies 6+G; S.3954). Toned, good extremely fine with underlying lustre, very attractive. £275

BM107

BM108

BM107 Victoria, bronze Penny, 1867, laureate “bun” bust left, rev Britannia seated right, date in exergue (Fr.53 dies 6+G; S.3954). Toned, good very fine, with a bit of lustre. £100 BM108 Victoria, bronze Penny, 1893, laureate “bun” bust left, rev Britannia seated right, date in exergue (Fr.136 dies 12+N; S.3954). Toned unevenly with considerable lustre present, good extremely fine. £175

BM109

BM110

BM109 Victoria, Penny, 1895, 2mm border variety, old veiled head left, rev Britannia seated right, P 2mm from trident (Fr.139 dies 1+A; S.3961A). A few tiny spots with a slightly streaky tone, considerable underlying lustre uncirculated and extremely rare. £1,500 BM110 Victoria, Penny, 1901, old veiled head left, rev Britannia seated right (Fr.154 dies 1+B; S.3961). Slightly uneven tone with much lustre, good extremely fine. £35 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BM111

BM112

BM111 Edward VII (1901-10), Penny, 1902, low tide, bare head right, rev Britannia seated right, low tide level (Fr.156 dies 1+A; S.3990A). A few very light bagmarks, uncirculated. £300 BM112 George V (1910-36), Penny, 1926 ME, modified bare head left, rev Britannia seated right (Fr.195 dies 4+B; S.4054). Toned, good very fine / very fine and rare. £650 HALFPENNIES

BM113 George I (1714-27), Halfpenny, 1718, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev Britannia seated left, date in exergue (Peck 774; S.3659). Toned, with a hint of lustre, extremely fine. £750

BM114

BM115

BM114 George III (1760-1820), Halfpenny, 1771, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev Britannia seated left on globe, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, ball below spear blade, date in exergue (Peck 898; S.3774). Some lustre, good extremely fine. £375 BM115 George III, Halfpenny, 1773, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev Britannia seated left on globe, rearranged drapery, with re-engraved shield, spear and spray of leaves, small date in exergue (Peck 904; S.3774). Toned, with some lustre, good extremely fine. £375

BM116

BM117

BM116 George III, Halfpenny, 1774, laureate and cuirassed bust right, new profile, rev Britannia seated left on globe, newly arranged drapery, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, small date in exergue (Peck 907; S.3774). Toned, a hint of lustre, good extremely fine, a rarer date. £600 BM117 George III, Halfpenny, 1775, laureate and cuirassed bust right, new profile, rev Britannia seated left on globe, newly arranged drapery, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, small date in exergue (Peck 908; S.3774). Toned, a little lustre, good extremely fine, a rarer date. £600 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BM118 George III, Pattern Halfpenny, 1788, struck in brown gilt, late Soho, long haired laureate head right, D.F. on truncation, diamond stops and toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated left on globe, date in legend, laurel branch and paddle in exergue, edge, in raised lettering with witness line divisions (Peck 968 DH11). Toned, with some speckling, light surface marks and hairlines, good extremely fine and very rare. £375

BM119 George III, Halfpenny, 1799, small laureate and draped bust right, rev Britannia seated left on rocks, ship to left with plain hull and date below (Peck 1251; S.3778). Toned, with much lustre, good extremely fine and scarce. £195

BM120 George III, Restrike Pattern Halfpenny, 1805, struck in bronzed copper, laureate and draped bust right, K∴on drapery, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated left on rocks with shield, trident and olive branch, K below, date below, flawed 5, edge, plain (Peck 1309 R91). Tiny verdigris spot on head, otherwise as struck and rare. £550

BM121 George III, Halfpenny, 1806, small laureate and draped bust right, date below, rev Britannia seated left on rocks with shield, without berries on olive branch (Peck 1376; S.3781). A little unevenly toned with a few spots, good extremely fine. £110

BM122 George IV (1820-30), Bronzed Proof Halfpenny, 1826, laureate head left, date below, rev Britannia helmeted seated right with shield and trident, shield with one raised line on saltire (Peck 1437; S.3824). Spot in obverse field, toned, good extremely fine. £425 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BM123 George IV, Halfpenny, 1827, laureate head left, date below, rev Britannia helmeted seated right with shield and trident, shield with two incuse lines on saltire (Peck 1438; S.3824). Toned, with underlying lustre, good extremely fine. £250

BM127 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1860BB, young laureate bust left, wreath of 14 leaves, 6 berries, beaded border both sides, rev Britannia seated right, date in exergue (Fr.258 dies 1+A; S.3956). Date a little weakly struck, nearly full lustre, uncirculated. £175

BM124 Victoria (1837-1901), Halfpenny, 1841, young head left, date below, rev Britannia helmeted seated right with shield and trident (Peck 1524; S.3949). Toned, with underlying lustre, good extremely fine. £200

BM128 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1862, young laureate bust left, wreath of 16 leaves, all leaf veins raised, 4 berry wreath, rev Britannia seated right, date in exergue (Fr.289 dies 7+G; S.3956). Dusky tone with underlying lustre, good extremely fine. £200

BM125 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1858, young head left, date below, rev Britannia helmeted seated right with shield and trident (Peck 1549; S.3949). Toned, with considerable lustre, some light hairlines, good extremely fine. £150

BM129 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1863, small upper part to 3, young laureate bust left, wreath of 16 leaves, all leaf veins raised, 4 berry wreath, rev Britannia seated right date in exergue (Fr.294 dies 7+G; S.3956). A few tiny spots and blemishes, toned, with underlying lustre, good extremely fine. £250

BM126 Victoria, Brockage Halfpenny, obverse only, laureate “bun” bust left (Freeman type 7; S.3956). Toned, very fine, the incuse brockage off-centre, highly unusual. £120

BM130 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1882H, Heaton Mint, young laureate bust left, rose on dress, rev Britannia seated right, small top to lighthouse, date and H in exergue (Fr.347 dies 19+S; S.3957). Toned, with underlying lustre, a couple of small blemishes, good extremely fine. £200

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BM131 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1883, young laureate bust left, brooch on dress, rev Britannia seated right, date in exergue (Fr.349 dies 17+S; S.3956). Toned, tiny spot each side, considerable underlying lustre, weakly struck on reverse, otherwise good extremely fine. £150

BM135 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1890, young laureate bust left, rev Britannia helmeted seated right, date in exergue (Fr.362 dies 17+S; S.3956). Dusky tone over considerable lustre, otherwise good extremely fine. £150

BM132 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1887, young laureate bust left, rev Britannia seated right, date in exergue (Fr.358 dies 17+S; S.3956). Lightly speckled uneven streaky tone over considerable lustre, otherwise good extremely fine. £110

BM136 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1891, young laureate bust left, rev Britannia helmeted seated right, date in exergue (Fr.364 dies 17+S; S.3956). Dusky tone over considerable lustre, a couple of small blemishes, otherwise good extremely fine. £150

BM133 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1888, young laureate bust left, rev Britannia seated right, date in exergue (Fr.359 dies 17+S; S.3956). Dusky half uneven tone over near full lustre, otherwise brilliant good extremely fine. £175

BM137 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1893, young laureate bust left, rev Britannia helmeted seated right, date in exergue (Fr.368 dies 17+S; S.3956). Dusky tone over some lustre, some light flecking, otherwise good extremely fine. £115

BM134 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1889, young laureate bust left, rev Britannia seated right, date in exergue (Fr.360 dies 17+S; S.3956). Dusky tone over considerable lustre, otherwise proof-like good extremely fine. £150

BM138 George V (1910-36), Halfpenny, 1911, bare head left, hollow neck variety, rev Britannia seated right, date in exergue (cf.Fr.390; cf.S.4056). A little weakly struck, toned good extremely fine with a hint of lustre, rare. £50

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BM139 George VI (1936-52), vip Proof Halfpenny, 1952, bare head left, rev ship sailing left, date below (Peck 2455; S.4118). A few tiny spots, light tone, otherwise practically as struck and rare. £575

BM140 Elizabeth II (1952-), vip Proof Halfpenny, 1954, young laureate head right, rev ship sailing left, date below (Peck 2509; S.4158). Toned mint state and rare. £500 FARTHINGS

BM141 Anne (1702-14), Pattern Farthing, 1713, struck in silver, draped bust left, legend and border surrounding, rev struck en médaille, Britannia seated left, date in legend, weight 4.30g. diameter 23mm, thickness 1.5mm (Peck 746 dies 4+B). Attractively toned, mint state and rare. £1,950

BM142 George II (1727-60), Proof Farthing, 1730, laureate and cuirassed bust left, rev Britannia seated left, date in exergue (Peck 857; S.3720). With lustre on obverse, toned good extremely fine and rare. £1,450

BM143 George III, Farthing, 1799, laureate and draped bust right, 3 berry wreath, date below, rev Britannia seated left, edge, grained (Peck 1279; S.3779). Considerable lustre, good extremely fine and pleasing. £175 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BM144 George IV (1820-30), Farthing, 1821, laureate and draped bust left, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated, date and stop in exergue, (Peck 1407; S.3822). Toned, uncirculated. £150

BM145 George IV, Copper Proof Farthing, 1826, laureate head left, date below, rev struck en médaille, Britannia helmeted seated right (Peck 1441; S.3825). Toned, with underlying brilliance and lustre, tiny verdigris spot on shield, otherwise good extremely fine and rare. £600

BM146 William IV (1830-37), Farthing, 1834, bare head right, rev Britannia helmeted seated right (Peck 1470; S.3848). Toned, with much lustre, good extremely fine. £175

BM147 Victoria (1837-1901), Farthing, 1853, larger young head left, WW raised on truncation, date below, rev Britannia helmeted seated right (Peck 1575; S.3950). Toned, with considerable lustre, extremely fine. £65

BM148 ���������� V��������� ictoria, Farthing, 1858, larger young head left, WW incuse on truncation, date below, weak cross-bars in A’s in legend, rev Britannia helmeted seated right (Peck 1586; S.3950). Light uneven tone, near full lustre, otherwise uncirculated. £150

BM149 Victoria, bronze issue, Farthing, 1860, beaded border varieties, young laureate bust left, both with 4 berries, rev Britannia seated right date in exergue (Fr.496, dies 1+A; S.3958). Toned, with considerable lustre, uncirculated. £100 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BM150 Victoria, Farthing, 1865, 5 over 2, young laureate bust left, rev Britannia seated right (Fr.513, dies 3+B; S.3958). Some lustre, good extremely fine and rare. £175

BM151 Victoria, Farthing, 1869, young laureate bust left, rev Britannia seated right (Fr.522, dies 3+B; S.3958). Toned, with a little lustre, good extremely fine. £150

BM152 Victoria, Farthing, 1873, young laureate bust left, rev Britannia seated right (Fr.524, dies 3+B; S.3958). Toned, with near full lustre, uncirculated. £125

BM153 Victoria, Farthing, 1875, large date, young laureate bust left, rev Britannia seated right (Fr.528, dies 3+B; S.3958). Toned, with a slight hint of lustre, extremely fine. £65 HALF-FARTHING

BM154 Victoria, Proof Half-Farthing, 1868, struck in cupro-nickel young head left, toothed border both sides, rev half farthing in two lines, crown above, date below, emblems at bottom (Peck 1604; S.3951). Toned, slight rim flaw, good extremely fine and rare. £750 ex David Magnay Collection, 3rd February 1999, lot 237

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BM155 William IV (1830-37), Third-Farthing, 1835, bare head right, date below, rev struck en médaille, Britannia seated right, emblems in exergue, (Peck 1477; S.3850). Toned, good extremely fine with some lustre. £250 BM156 George V (1910-36), Third-Farthing, 1913, bare head left, rev value and date within oak wreath, crown above (Peck 2358; S.4062). Tiny rim nick, otherwise full lustre, uncirculated. £45 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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Numismatic Literature NB001 Alföldi, A. Die Kontorniaten. Ein Verkanntes Propagandamittel der Stadt-Römischen Heidnischen Aristokratie in Ihrem Kampfe Gegen Das Christliche Kaisertum. Budapest, 1943. Two volumes, one text one plates. Quarto, pp. 196, four plates numbered 72-75; 71 plates. Both volumes bound in original red cloth, gilt. Minimal wear, contents remarkably fresh, a fine copy of a scarce text, the standard reference for this area of coinage. £245 A COMPLETE SET OF THE CORPUS NUMMORUM ROMANORUM NB002 Banti, A. & Simonetti, L. Corpus Nummorum Romanorum. Florence, 1972-1976. Complete in 18 volumes, 5679 pages, black and white illustrations throughout. Original green cloth, gilt. Some minor shelf wear otherwise very good. Out of print and scarce complete. £650 “Perhaps the most ambitious project ever attempted for Roman Coinage its 18 volumes cover the period from Julius Caesar to Nero and utilise virtually every coin illustrated in the major auctions and published collections of twentieth century Europe (before 1970). Many tens of thousands of coins are illustrated and pedigrees given. The text is bilingual (Italian/English) and concordances with RIC, BMC and Cohen are given. Unfortunately abandoned in 1979 (mid-way through the Sestertii of Nero), its usefulness is still highly respected but it is seldom quoted by researchers. Long out of print, full sets are seldom offered.” See Kroh, Ancient Coin Reference Reviews, p.75.

NB003 Burnett, A., Amandry, M. & Ripollès, P. P. Roman Provincial Coinage. Volume I. From the Death of Caesar to the Death of Vitellius (44 BC–AD 69). Parts I & II. London/Paris, 1992. Large quarto, pp. xvii, 812, 195 plates. Original cloth, slipcase. With; Volume II. From Vespasian to Domitian (AD 69-96). London/Paris, 1999. Parts I & II. Large quarto, pp. xiv, 386, 120 plates. Original cloth, slipcase. With; Roman Provincial Coinage Supplement I. London/Paris, 1998. Quarto, pp. 60, 11 plates. Casebound. Some wear but in very good overall condition. Part I of both volumes and the supplement all with dedication inscriptions from Burnett and Amandry. A major reference work which is becoming increasingly scarce. All volumes are now out of print and difficult to obtain particularly Volume II (Volume I was reprinted but is once again out of print). £795 NB004 Boon, G. C. Cardiganshire Silver and the Aberystwyth Mint in Peace & War. National Museum of Wales. Cardiff, 1981. Quarto, pp. xiii, 287, full page colour frontispiece, numerous black and white illustrations in the text, two folding tables. Original embossed cloth, jacket. A little wear to extremities, contents clean. A fine copy. £48 NB005 Clarke, W. The Connexion of the Roman, Saxon, and English Coins, Deduced from Observations on the Saxon Weights and Money. London, 1767. Thick quarto, pp. finely engraved armorial vignette of Thomas Holles Duke of Newcastle on first dedication page, xvi, 552, other engraved illustrations in the text. Original calf boards, raised bands, gilt in compartments, red morocco label on spine. Wear to extremities, binding weak but still intact. Contents remarkably fresh and clean. Two finely engraved eighteenth century armorial bookplates on first pastedown and first free endpaper. A fine copy of the first edition of Clarke’s main work. £350 William Clarke (1695-1771) was a Church of England Clergyman, Rector of Buxted, Sussex and Canon Residentiary of Chichester

A BEAUTIFULLY BOUND SET OF COHEN’S MAJOR WORK NB006 Cohen, H. Description Historique des Monnaies Frappées Sous L’Empire Romain Communément Appelées Médailles Impériales. Paris/London, 1880. Complete in eight volumes. Quarto, pp. portrait of the author as frontispiece, xxvii, 544; xvi, 446, (1); 426, (1); 532, (1); 545, (1); 570, (1); 496; 510; line drawings throughout. The second and preferred edition, recently and expertly bound in crimson half goatskin and matching boards, raised bands, black morocco labels on each volume, ruled and lettered in gilt. A most attractive set of the still much used reference for the series. £1,850 NB007 Comparette, T. L. A Descriptive Catalogue of Greek Coins Selected from the Cabinet of Clarence S. Bement, Esq. Philadelphia. American Numismatic Society. New York, 1921. Quarto, pp. (2), 108, 25 photographic plates. Rebound in cloth NB006 backed boards with original printed card covers bound in. Ex library with neat book plate on first pastedown and the usual, but in this instance only occasional, unobtrusive stamps. A superb collection of important coins, still a most useful reference and now highly scarce. £280 NB008 Crawford, M. H. Roman Republican Coinage. First edition. Cambridge, 1974. Two volumes. Quarto, pp. xv, 566; xi (566) - 919, lxx plates. Original cloth, jacket. A fine set of the original first edition with the better quality plates. £375 www.baldwin.co.uk

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NB009 Duby, T. Traité des Monnoies des Barons, Ou Représentation et Explication de toutes les Monnoies d’or, d’argent, de billon & de cuivre. Qu’ont fait frapper les Possesseurs de grands siefs, Pairs, Évêques, Abbés, Chapitres, Villes & autres Seigneurs de France. Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1790. Two volumes. Large quarto, pp. cxxxvi, 183, 69 finely engraved plates; 331, 110 plus an additional 10 supplemental plates. An attractive set with original calf boards, neatly rebacked. Blind embossed and ruled in gilt. Original marbled endpapers in both volumes. Internally clean apart from some minor browning on first few pages. The first (and only) edition published of this still important reference. Rare. £750 NB010 Elias, E. R. The Anglo-Gallic Coins. Paris/London, 1984. Quarto, pp. ix, 262, (1), illustrations and line drawings in the text. Original boards, spine a little faded otherwise very good. An important text and still the standard reference. £35 THE COMPLETE PLATT-HALL SALES NB011 [Glendining & Co.] Catalogue of the Important Collection of Greek, Roman Republican & Imperial, Byzantine and British Coins Including Numismatic Library, Cabinets, etc formed by the late Henry Platt Hall, Esq. Complete in three parts. Part 1. Wednesday July 19th, 1950 and two following days. Part 2. Thursday November 16th, 1950 and three following days. Part 3. Wednesday July 26th, 1950 and the following day. Quarto, pp.120, 968 lots, 16 plates; 170, (969)-2328, (17)-58 plates; 49, 423 lots, 11 plates. All catalogues recently bound into one volume with the original card covers preserved. Half red morocco and marbled boards, raised bands, gilt in compartments, black morocco title labels. A major and most important collection, particularly scarce as a complete set. £395

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The third part of this sale famously never took place after Spink purchased the collection en-bloc. Most of the catalogues were then destroyed and fewer than half a dozen advance copies were available until a small group turned up in 1980. See Manville p.284.

NB012 Gnecchi, F. The Coin Types of Imperial Rome. Reprinted from the Numismatic Circular. London, 1908. Quarto, pp. 75, 28 plates. Blue cloth binding and printed boards, original front cover bound in. Morocco label on spine, gilt lettering. An attractive copy. £85 NB013 Grueber, H. A. Coins of the Roman Republic in the British Museum. London, (1910) reprinted 1970. Complete in three volumes. Quarto, pp. cxxv, 594; 602; 236, 83 plates. All in original red cloth, gilt, jackets a little worn at extremities but clean. Contents as new throughout. A good quality reprint of the standard work. £220 NB014 Heiss, A. Description Générale des Monnaies Antiques de L’Espagne. L’Imprimerie Nationale. Paris, 1870. Large quarto, pp. ii, 548, 68 finely engraved plates by Dardel, further illustrations in the text. Original brown morocco and cloth boards, rebacked, raised bands, gilt decoration. Marbled edges and endpapers. Contents fresh and clean. A most attractive copy. £280 NB015 Hill, G. F. Becker the Counterfeiter. Parts I & II. London, 1924-1925. Octavo, pp. photographic illustration as frontispiece, 72, 8 plates; 39, (9)-19 finely printed plates. The original first edition with superb plates in the original boards, a little discoloured otherwise a very good set £125 NB016 Hobbs, R. British Iron Age Coins in the British Museum. London, 1996. Quarto, pp. 246, 137 photographic plates. Original cloth, jacket. A standard reference still much used, with useful concordances to Van Arsdell and Mack. Now out of print and becoming difficult to obtain. £45 NB017 Mack, R. P. The Coinage of Ancient Britain. Second Edition. London, 1964. Quarto, pp. xii, 195, 32 b/w plates. Original blue gilt embossed cloth boards, jacket. The first useful guide to this complex area of numismatics. £25 NB018 Mangieri, G. L. Velia e La Sua Monetazione. Lugano, 1986. Quarto, pp. 140, 27 good quality photographic plates. Original green cloth boards, gilt. Bottom edge slightly bumped otherwise very good. A fine copy of this standard reference. £125 NB019 Mattingly, H. Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum. Complete set of the reprinted (best) editions including the second revised edition of volume five. Five volumes complete in seven. British Museum, London, (1923-1962). Volumes 1-4 reprinted, 1965-1978, volume 5 second edition, (1950) 1975. Quarto, pp. ccxxxi, 464, 64; cv, 485, 83; cxcvi, 640, 102; (1), 858; cc, (859)-964, 111; cclxvi, 77, 97; (2), 632. All in original gilt stamped cloth and jackets (with the exception of volume four part one and volume five part two). Jackets a little discoloured, one torn but still intact. Contents fine throughout. A standard work and still an important reference to the series, volume five (Pertinax to Elagabalus) now particularly difficult to obtain, very scarce as a complete set. £550

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NB020 Mayhew, N. J. Sterling Imitations of Edwardian Type. The Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No. 14. London, 1983. Quarto, pp. xi, 271, 45 plates. Original cloth, gilt, jacket. An essential reference for the series. Virtually as new, scarce thus. £50 NB021 Metcalf, D. M. Coinage of the Crusades and the Latin East in the Ashmolean Museum Oxford. Royal Numismatic Society, London, 1995. Quarto, pp. xx, 366, 48 plates all with accompanying text. Casebound, jacket. A little dusty as is usual otherwise very good. An important reference. Out of print and now difficult to obtain. £75 NB022 Mildenberg, L. & Hurter, S. The Arthur S. Dewing Collection of Greek Coins. American Numismatic Society. New York, 1985. Two volumes. Quarto, pp. xii, 194; 142 photographic plates. Original orange cloth, slipcase. £65 “Published by the ANS in 1985 [this text] has since become a standard reference due to the modern research and dating criteria employed…It contains 2,797 coins with an exceptional run of Sicilian coins, including 57 dekadrachms, and concentrates on the artistic gold and silver coinage (with very few AE).” See Kroh, Ancient Coin Reference Reviews, p10

NB023 Miles, G. C. The Coinage of the Visigoths of Spain. Leovigild to Achila II. Hispanic Numismatic Series Monograph Number II. American Numismatic Society, New York, 1952. Thick Octavo, pp. xv, 520, xxxviii + 5 plates. Original card covers. Almost as new. The standard reference for the series. £175 NB024 [Ed. Mørkholm, O. & Waggoner, N. M.] Greek Numismatics and Archaeology. Belgium, 1979. Large quarto, pp. xix, 326, (1), 41 photographic plates. Green cloth, gilt. As new. A useful reference with important articles contributed by many of the leading numismatists of the day. £65 SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR NB025 Munro, N. G. Coins of Japan. Yokohama, Japan, 1904. Octavo, pp. engraved colour plate as frontispiece, xx, 281, corrigenda (1), 25 plates printed with a metallic tint, 19 further b/w plates, numerous other illustrations in the text. Original gilt embossed green cloth on neatly rebacked boards. Signed with the authors compliments. Ex-libris on first pastedown, handwritten ownership and presentation inscriptions. A little worn and bumped, otherwise a fine copy of this scarce work. £265

NB025 A FINE COPY OF RAVEL’S CATALOGUE OF THE FAMOUS VLASTO COLLECTION NB026 Ravel, O. E. Descriptive Catalogue of the Collection of Tarentine Coins formed by M. P. Vlasto. London, 1947. Large quarto, pp. two frontispieces, the first with hand drawn illustrations of coins (by Vlasto), the second a photographic portrait of Vlasto, xi, 196, 53 very fine photographic plates printed on card. Cloth backed boards, contents virtually as new. A fine copy of this rare and important catalogue. A major collection, possibly the most comprehensive of Tarentine coins ever formed. £385

NB026 NB027 Robinson, B. Silver Pennies & Linen Towels. The Story of the Royal Maundy. London, 1992. Quarto, pp. xxiii, 273, 118 plates some colour some b&w. Original cloth, jacket. The standard reference. As new. £35 NB028 Roth, B. The Coins of the Danish Kings of Ireland. Reprinted from the British Numismatic Journal, Vol. VI., 1910. Quarto, pp. 92, 10 plates. Original red boards, gilt. Minor wear, contents a little browned but fine. Handwritten dedication on first free endpaper. £100

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NB029 Schroeder, A. Annam Études Numismatiques. Paris, 1905. Two Volumes. Quarto, pp. title page printed in red and black, vii, 651; 111 finely printed plates, one folding. Modern red cloth, a little worn at extremities. The standard reference, still essential for the series. Highly important and difficult to obtain. £795 www.baldwin.co.uk

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NB030 [Seaby] Coin and Medal Bulletin. Bound volumes comprising years 1970-1987. Twenty three issues complete. Recently bound in blue half morocco and cloth boards, raised bands, gilt. £360 NB031 Sellwood, D. An Introduction to the Coinage of Parthia. Second revised (preferred) edition. London, 1980. Quarto, pp. (4), 332 pages of text all printed from the authors original handwritten manuscript, 8 photographic plates, further hand drawn illustrations throughout the text. Original cloth, jacket. With ex-libris on first pastedown and further high quality photographs pasted in throughout, presumably of the coins in the previous owner ’s collection. A fine copy, now difficult to obtain and almost as new. Scarce thus. £180

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NB032 Snelling, T. A View of the Silver Coin and Coinage of England From the Norman Conquest to the Present Time. London, 1762. Large quarto, pp. 55, 17 finely engraved plates. With; A View of the Gold Coin and Coinage of England from Henry the Third to the Present Time. London, 1763. Large quarto, pp. 38, 7 finely engraved plates. With; A View of the Copper Coin and Coinage of England Including Leaden, Tin and Laton Tokens made by Tradesmen during the Reigns of Elizabeth and James I; the Farthing Tokens of James I and Charles I; those of Towns and Corporations under the Commonwealth and Charles II; and the Tin Farthings and Halfpence of Charles II, James II, and William and Mary. London, 1766. Large quarto, pp. 46, 9 engraved plates, appendix (6). With; Miscellaneous Views of the Coins struck by the English Princes in France, Counterfeit Sterlings, Coins struck by the East India Company, Those in the West India Colonies, and in the Isle of Man. Also of Pattern Pieces for Gold and Silver Coins and Gold Nobles struck Abroad in Imitation of English. London, 1769. Large quarto, pp.54, 7 engraved plates. With; A View of the Silver Coin and Coinage of Scotland, From Alexander the First to the Union of the Two Kingdoms. London, 1774. Large quarto, pp. advertisement (1), 20, 6 engraved plates, (4), 4 further plates (in the advertisement it states that the latter plates were included without any explanatory text as the author died before completing the accompaniment). An attractive volume in full contemporary speckled calf, neatly rebacked. Raised bands, gilt in compartments, red morocco label lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers, two attractively engraved armorial ex-libris, contents very clean. A handsome volume containing five of Snelling’s principal and most highly regarded works. £595 A MOST ATTRACTIVE VOLUME CONTAINING A NUMBER OF FULLY ANNOTATED NINETEENTH CENTURY SOTHEBY CATALOGUES NB033 Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge. Bound volume containing sixteen early sales catalogues. Comprising; Catalogue of the Collection of Coins of the Late Ven. Archdeacon Asheaton Pownall. Monday 20th June, 1887. Octavo, pp. 18, 258 lots. Priced, named, totalled; Catalogue of the Extensive Collection of English and Foreign Coins and Medals of the Late William Wrixon Leycester, Esq. Friday 15th June, 1888 and seven following days. Octavo, pp. 114, 1459 lots. Priced, named, totalled; Catalogue of the Valuable Collection of Gold, Silver and Copper English Coins…also a fine Series of Patterns and Proofs…Sold by Order of H. L. Machell. Tuesday 27th January, 1891 and the following day. Octavo, pp. 30, 327 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of the Collection of Greek, Roman, Saxon & English Coins in Gold, Silver & Copper…formed by the Late Rev. Churchill Babington, D.D. Octavo, pp. 90, 588 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of the Valuable Collections of English, Scottish, Foreign, Greek & Roman Coins and Medals the Properties of the Late F. H. Dutton, Esq; A Private Gentleman, deceased; and others. Octavo, pp. 50, 619 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of the Valuable Collection of English, Foreign, Greek & Roman Coins the Property of the Late Hon. George Wood, M.L.C. Monday 6th April, 1891 and two following days. Octavo, pp. 42, 494 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of a Choice Roman Gold Coins of the Consular, Imperial & Byzantine Series (Henri Hoffman, Paris in pencil). Thursday 30th April, 1891. Octavo, pp. 20, 146 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of the Well-Known Collection of English Coins in Gold, Silver and Copper formed by the Late T. W. U. Robinson, Esq. Friday 1st May, 1891. Octavo, pp. 19, 193 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of a Select Collection of English Coins, the Property of a Gentleman and another Valuable Collection of English Coins, Patterns and Proofs formed by An Amateur, Residing Abroad. Thursday 28th May, 1891 and following day. Octavo, pp. 28, 299 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of the Collection of Coins, Tokens & Medals, the Property of David Farrar, Esq. Deceased. Thursday 11th June, 1891 and following day. Octavo, pp. 35, 420 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of Greek, Roman and Medieval Coins, Medals & Plaques the Property of a Gentleman. Thursday 2nd July, 1891. Octavo, pp. 20, 168 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of the Collections of Greek, Roman, English & Foreign Coins, Medals & Tokens. Friday 3rd July, 1891 and two following days. Octavo, pp. 44, 508 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of the Various Collections of Greek, Roman, English & Foreign Coins, Medals & Tokens in Gold, Silver and Copper. Thursday 30th July, 1891. Octavo, pp. 20, 218 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of the Valuable Collection of English Coins formed by Mr A. Westerman of Headingley, Leeds. Tuesday 1st December, 1891. Octavo, pp. 16, 159 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of the Collection of Greek, Roman, Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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&c Coins, in Gold, Silver and Copper of the Late Admiral Spratt. Wednesday 2nd December, 1891. Octavo, pp. 15, 166 lots. Ruled, priced, named and totalled; Catalogue of the Collections of Greek, Roman, English and Foreign Coins, Medals & Tokens the Properties of the Late Alfred E. Wood., Martin Inett Preston., John William Shaw. Monday 7th December, 1891 and two following days. Ruled, priced, named and totalled. An interesting volume containing all the major Sotheby’s coin sales for 1891 plus two earlier catalogues. Almost all neatly ruled in red ink but all immaculately handpriced and named throughout in the same hand. Handwritten index of sales bound in at front, charming dedication on first pastedown in the same hand and dated 31st December 1891. Later ex-libris on first free endpaper. Bound in red cloth, gilt. Covers discoloured and spine faded but contents fine. £1,650

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NB034 [Spink] Numismatic Circular. Bound volumes comprising years 1972-1981 inclusive. Ten years’ issues complete. Recently and uniformly bound in blue half morocco and cloth boards, raised bands, gilt decoration. £395 NB035 Sutherland, C. H. V. The Cistophori of Augustus. Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No. 5. London, 1970. Quarto, pp. xii, 134, 36 plates. Original cloth, gilt, jacket. A good clean copy. £40 NB036 Van Arsdell, R. D. Celtic Coinage of Britain. London, 1989. Octavo, pp. xvi, 584, 54 plates, further illustrations in the text. Original green cloth, jacket. Almost as new. The standard reference, long out of print and scarce. £220 NB037 Vertue, G. Medals, Coins, Great Seals, Impressions From the Elaborate Works of Thomas Simon, Chief Engraver of the Mint to K. Charles the 1st to the Commonwealth, the Lord Protector Cromwell and in the Reign of K. Charles ye IId to MDCLXV. London, 1753. Quarto, pp. finely engraved plate as title page, (2), 68, 36 additional plates all superbly engraved, with a further 26 line engraved advertisement and three annexed plates illustrating coins of the Heptarchy + all engraved by Charles Hall. Also bound in at the end is a small undated advertisment sheet for Boulter’s Museum in Yarmouth where amongst other curiostities there were on display a “capital collection of British, Roman, Saxon and English Coins and Medals in Gold, Silver and Copper”. Original calf, gilt, the front board and endpaper loose, spine lacking. Marbled endpapers, some pencil annotations in the text, contents clean apart from some minor foxing. Two engraved bookplates on first pastedown, one of Boulter’s Museum “Dealer in curious Books and Antiquities in General”. An attractive volume with an interesting provenance, which would benefit greatly from sympathetic rebinding. £375 Daniel Boulter (1740-1802) was a silversmith from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, and proprietor of a personal museum of curiosities there – ‘open to view by members of the public.’ See Manville’s Biographical Dictionary p.35.

NB038 Westermark, U. Das Bildnis des Philetairos von Pergamon. Corpus der Münzpragung. Uppsala, 1961. Quarto, pp. 82, 24 photographic plates, (4). Original printed card covers, jacket. Contents very clean, pages uncut – an unused copy. The standard reference for this area and exceptionally difficult to obtain. £250 “A very useful reference, it was originally published in a very limited edition, has never been reprinted and thus is very rare…Essential!” See Kroh, Ancient Coin Reference Reviews, p.27.

NB039 Williams, R. T. Silver Coinage of the Phokians. Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No. 7. London, 1972. Quarto, pp. ix, 138, 16 plates. Original cloth, gilt, jacket. The latter a little rubbed otherwise a fine copy. £35 NB040 Williamson, G. C. Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century. 1889-1891. Reprinted London, 1967. Three Volumes. Quarto, pp. xlii, 505; (506) -1048; (1049) -1584, addenda (6). Original cloth, jackets somewhat worn and dusty, contents fine. Still useful. £130 www.baldwin.co.uk

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Fairs and Exhibitions Our numismatic and philatelic specialists will be trading at the following fairs and exhibitions throughout 2012 / 2013. Our team will be on hand to value any items you wish to have appraised for direct purchase or submission to one of our international auctions

August 2012 World's Fair of Money Hong Kong International Coin Convention and Antique Watch Fair

Philadelphia, 7-8 August 2012 Hong Kong, 26-28 August 2012

September 2012 OMRS Medal Show Stampex 2012 Coinex 2012

London, 16 September 2012 London, 26-29 September 2012 London, 28-30 September 2012

October 2012 Numismata Berlin

London, 6-7 October 2012

November 2012 London Coin Fair Britannia Medal Fair

London, 3 November 2012 London, 19 November 2012

January 2013 New York International Coin Convention York Stamp and Coin Fair

New York, 11-13 January 2013 York, 20-21 January 2013

February 2013 London Coin Fair Stampex 2013

London, 2 February 2013 London, 20-23 February 2013

March 2013 Numismata Munich Harrogate Coin Fair

Munich, 2-3 March 2013 Harrogate, 2 -23 March 2013

April 2013 Hong Kong International Coin Convention and Antique Watch Fair

Hong Kong, 6-8 April 2013

May 2013 San Francisco Historical Bourse Tokyo Coin Convention

San Francisco, 17-18 May 2013 Tokyo, May 2013

June 2013 London Coin Fair

London, 1 June 2013

A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd are proud to be the Official auctioneers of Coinex 2012 and Official sponsors of Stampex 2012. [N.B: These dates are provisional only and may be subject to change. Additional dates may be added later.]

For numismatic enquiries with items for direct purchase or inclusion in one of our auctions please contact us at coins@baldwin.co.uk or on +44 (0)20 7930 6879. For philatelic enquiries please contact us at admin@apexstamps.com or on +44 (0)20 7930 6879.

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How to Order 1.

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Items will be despatched by ‘Royal Mail, Special Delivery’ for customers in the UK and ‘Royal Mail, International Signed For’ for customers outside the UK. All packages are mailed fully insured and this service is included in the amount charged. Items will be mailed out as soon as possible within the 2 weeks following full settlement of the invoice.

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Postage, Packing & Insurance (these are minimum fees, in some cases a higher charge may be applicable)

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EU

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£8 £14 Please ask for a quote

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US$ payments can also be accepted in the form of cash and cheques made payable to A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, please ask for the current exchange rate.

EURO payments are accepted in the form of cash or bank transfer only. Please ask for the current exchange rate. For transfers payments a charge of £10 must be added to the amount paid.

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Terms and Conditions • 1. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd guarantee the authenticity of all coins and medals for sale in this list. As a member of the BNTA and IAPN (since 1967), A. H. Baldwins & Sons adhere to their high standards of business ethics and commercial practice. 2. Unless otherwise agreed, A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd reserve the right to charge interest or to cancel the sale for any invoices which have not been paid for in full within 30 days. 3. Ownership of property will not pass to buyer until goods have been paid for in full. 4. Items will be sent to clients only once full payment has been cleared. Any other arrangements for account-holding clients must be made before any order placed. 5. Items may be returned within 7 days of receipt at the buyers own risk. A refund will be made for the full item amount.

Postage costs cannot be refunded. 6. Coins are graded to the accepted UK standards and to the best of the ability of our specialist team. However, grading is always subjective and interested buyers are encouraged to form their own opinions. 7. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd reserve the right to change descriptions and prices in this list on the basis of typographical errors. 8. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd will not be held responsible for discrepancies to books once they have left our premises. Buyers should check that items are in good order immediately upon receipt. 9. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd. hold the copyright to all illustrations and text. They cannot be used by any third party without our prior consent.

Baldwin’s Offer You a Variety of Services •

Valuations of collections for insurance or probate.

Auction your collection or individual coins, medals and books in events in London, New York and Hong Kong.

Auction bidding services for events across the world.

Cash offers for the purchase of individual coins, medals and books, or entire collections of any value.

Collector’s wants lists serviced on a regular basis, please contact our team for help in completing your collection.

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OUR SPECIALIST TEAM Ian Goldbart

Managing Director

Edward Baldwin

Chairman European, Russian, Colonial and Oriental Coins Military Medals and Decorations, Books Director Tokens and Banknotes Director English hammered and milled Coins Director English, European and Latin American Coins, modern Greek Coins

Seth Freeman Steve Hill Dimitri Loulakakis Andre de Clermont Graham Byfield Paul Hill Caroline Holmes David Kirk Laurent Stainvurcel Matt Curtis Caroline Newton

Ian@baldwin.co.uk

Edward@baldwin.co.uk Seth@baldwin.co.uk Steve@baldwin.co.uk Dimitri@baldwin.co.uk

Islamic Coins Andre@baldwin.co.uk Ancient Coins, Indian and Islamic Coins, Commemorative Medals Graham@baldwin.co.uk Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins Paul@baldwin.co.uk Numismatic Books Caroline@baldwin.co.uk Military Medals and English Coins David@baldwin.co.uk Numismatic Assistant Laurent@baldwin.co.uk Auction Office Manager Matt@baldwin.co.uk PR and Marketing Manager CarolineNewton@baldwin.co.uk

EXTERNAL CONSULTANTS Daniel Fearon Stan Goron Brian Kemp Peter Donald

Commemorative Medals Indian Coins Banknotes Byzantine Coins

Daniel@baldwin.co.uk Stan@baldwin.co.uk Briankemp@baldwin.co.uk Peter@baldwin.co.uk

WORLDWIDE REPRESENTATIVES Mr Randy Weir Mr Ma Tak Wo

P O Box 64577, Unionville, Ontario, L3R 0M9, Canada

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